Subject: Re: pica port - when SGI ???
To: Peter Galbavy <>
From: Michael L. VanLoon -- <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/13/1996 06:48:16
>> Log Message:
>> First commit of Per Fogelstrom's port to the Acer pica r4400/isa machine.

>Unless I am as ignorant as many believe, I understand the r4400 is
>one of the CPU types that SGI boxes use. This gives us some level
>of CPU support for the SGI machines in the future. Is anyone even
>considering NetBSD/sgi or whatever ?

I may be naive, but I was under the impression that for some time you
could leverage some of the work done on the DEC PMAX port to start an
SGI port.  The devices would probably all be different, but both ports
use MIPS RXXXX processors.

  Michael L. VanLoon                       
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