Subject: Re: '040 port
To: Allen Briggs <>
From: J May Home inspections <>
List: m68k
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 Which is pitifully out of date...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.
> -allen

	So the 040 port will be completed...? :)