Subject: Re: Quick and dirty embedded OS
To: Werner Backes <>
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 10/19/2004 13:04:58
On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 06:00:17PM +0200, Werner Backes wrote:
> Brian Rose wrote:
> >Are there any howtos on how to get NetBSD onto a low end PDA (like the 
> >Palm M series)?
> I don't think this is possible without major code changes because NetBSD
> currently needs an MMU (memory management unit) which most "low end
> CPUs" don't have.

However, look at the hpcarm and hpcmips ports for handhelds that are
supported to one degree or another.  There are plenty of ARM/StrongARM
and MIPS handhelds out there that do use an MMU...


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