Subject: Re: Teron CX Motherboard Support
To: Bryan Vyhmeister <>
From: Henry B. Hotz <>
List: port-ofppc
Date: 12/16/2002 14:20:19
At 1:01 PM -0800 12/16/02, Bryan Vyhmeister wrote:
>On Monday, December 16, 2002, at 12:13 PM, Henry B. Hotz wrote:
>>At 4:09 PM -0800 12/15/02, Bryan Vyhmeister wrote:
>>>I posted this to port-powerpc but I thought I would post it here too:
>>I don't see any mention of Open Firmware.  Does the spec they're 
>>using require OF?  If so then port-ofppc should "just work".
>It uses something called PPCBoot that was designed to run Linux. 
>Information on PPCBoot is available at:

Interesting.  Very definitely not Open Firmware though.

>It uses an IBM 750CXe 600MHz G3 processor and an Articia S North 
>bridge. More of the details about the board are available at:
>I have been looking into what it would take to port NetBSD myself 
>and I have started digging up information on the chip and so forth. 
>Any suggestions or interest in working on the porting?

Not me.  Frankly the motherboard looks like it's not much cheaper 
than buying an old Mac of comparable performance.  I do like seeing 
choices though.
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