Subject: Re: '040 port
To: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: J May Home inspections <JMHI@laraby.tiac.net>
Date: 06/29/1995 21:57:49
On Thu, 29 Jun 1995, Allen Briggs wrote:
> > This directly from the mac_bsd FAQ:
> Which is pitifully out of date...
Well, nobody fault but... You know? :) That the one that's on the
site currently, and that the one that inquiring users get.
> > It definitely does *not* run on any 68040's. That's mainly because
> > the '040's MMU is different from the '030 and '851. The NetBSD/Amiga
> > group has working code for their '040's, so that's being integrated into
> > our code. When will that be accomplished? When it gets done. Also,
> > the SCSI chip is different on many of the '40 Macs, but that's not as
> > big of a problem.
> This has changed. The Amiga stuff was integrated, but I ripped it all
> out to replace it with the hp300 stuff recently. The SCSI chip is the
> current hangup--someone is working on that this summer. I'm planning
> on attempting to put support into the kernel for a diskless boot which
> will help me (and be pretty nifty-keeno)... Right now, there are a few
> little nasties left over from the hp300 code integration that affect
> only the 040 port, but not much--it's a lower priority than the 030
> systems that already work.
So the 040 port will be completed...? :)