Subject: Re: IBM Network Station
To: Neil A. Carson <>
From: Mark Brinicombe <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 10/24/1999 21:08:55
On Sun, 24 Oct 1999, Neil A. Carson wrote:

> I think there may be functionally more differences... Certainly as part
> of my own evaluation process AFAIR the 300 and 1000 were able to run
> NetBSD but the 100 wasn't. Maybe Mark can shed some more light, this is
> too far in the past now.
  The 100 series used the 403GA processor that does not have any TLB. The
300 series uses the 403GCX that has a 64 entry TLB. Other than the TLB
these two 403 processes and pretty much identical.
The TLB is needed in order to run NetBSD.