Subject: Re: ARC Firmware?
To: Ted Lemon <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/09/1997 00:55:10
On October 8, you wrote:
> > 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.

  Maybe so...hell, *hopefully* so...but it's crap like this that makes
me think that Digital Marketing is all that's left of Digital.  Same
thing goes for Sun.

                           -Dave McGuire