Subject: Re: NetBSD without MMU?
To: David Battle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Guenther Grau <Guenther.Grau@bk.bosch.de>
Date: 10/28/1998 19:46:34
David Battle wrote:
> Is it possible to port NetBSD to a system without an MMU?
It might be possible, but I guess I wouldn't call the process
porting but redesigning :-) I am afraid, you pretty much need
an MMU as some essential mechanisms in the kernel depend on
an MMU. But then again, AFAIK, noone has tried to make it
work without an MMU... Maybe if you don't need paging and
you don't need memory protection for the processes, it migh
be easy to rip these parts of.