Subject: Re: ARC Firmware?
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/08/1997 21:48:41
> Perhaps someone more vm-savvy than I should evaluate the "PC"
> processors and find out exactly what this "limited MMU" is all
> about.  If it's not *too* bad, perhaps the kernel could detect it at
> boot time and deal with it?  That certainly would make NetBSD/alpha
> more accessible for people with cheaper systems.  Am I way off base
> here?  Is this even practical to consider?

I've never seen one of these processors.  I don't believe they exist -
I think they're an empty (and unbelievably stupid) threat on the part
of Digital Marketing.