Subject: Re: A name for the NetBSD port to the Psion Series 5 mx
To: John Fremlin <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: port-arm
Date: 05/01/2001 20:56:53
On 1 May 2001, John Fremlin wrote:

> > > I don't know where the Psion7/netBook falls. I'm only going for a 5mx
> > > port. (This port might also work on the 5mxPro and possibly the Revo,
> > > I'm not sure. The Linux people have started calling their port psion
> > > windemere which encompasses these three similar machines.)
> >
> > 	The hardware in an Acorn A410 and A5000 are pretty wildly
> > 	different, but they share the same MMU design and (I believe)
> > 	interrrupt handling, and some very similar support hardware so a
> > 	common arm26 port makes sense.
> >
> > 	By that logic your 5mx, revo, revoPlus group makes a lot of sense
> > 	(do you have any reference for the 5mxPro?)
> Just a fellow who was interested in the port. He said he had a 5mxPro
> and that it was similar to a 5mx (he said it was Windemere
> architecture).
> Would the suggested new sys/arch/handarm/ directory be appropriate
> then in this case?

	I'd prefer something that would indicate it would cover the 5mx
	etc rather than the 5 or even non psion like machines.

	If they really are all Windemere architecture then that is
	probably the best name, less intuitive though it may be.

	Another option might be arm7110.

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --