Subject: Re: Partial support for the PowerQUICC MPC8xx
To: Steve Woodford <>
From: Vincent Jardin <>
List: tech-embed
Date: 09/27/2005 20:26:42

As far as I remember, the MPC8xx does not have any MMU.

So, does it mean that you want to provide a NetBSD support for any
chipsets that do not have any MMU ?


Steve Woodford wrote:
> [re-sending with correct tech-embed@ address]
> Hi,
> I have been asked to contribute some of Wasabi Systems' port to the
> MPC8xx range of PowerQUICC CPUs. While I can't contribute a fully
> functional port, I can contribute one of the important building blocks,
> namely the pmap module and its associated glue. Because it is not a
> complete port, I don't feel it is appropriate to commit the code as-is.
> Hence the use of a mailing list to release it.
> The hope is that the community will use the code as the basis for a
> porting effort. I will be able to provide a small amount of online
> support, pertaining to this code, for any such endeavour.
> To date, the code has been used successfully on a customer-specific
> board, and an Analogue & Micro Adder875 evaluation board:
> Cheers, Steve