Subject: Re: port to system w/o MMU
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 04/24/1997 22:01:13
On Thu, 24 Apr 1997 23:50:16 -0400 (EDT) 
 Laine Stump <laine@MorningStar.Com> wrote:

 > Has anyone done a port of NetBSD to a platform that lacks hardware MMU
 > (in particular, one with an Intel 960, but any relevant experience would
 > be interesting)? A couple of us were kicking this around as a rainy day
 > project the other day...

...well, you'd have an interesting time implementing virtual memory...

But, I could have _sworn_ the i960 had an MMU??

Regardless, I think the i960 is a cool chip (something Intel actually
got right :-), and, were it possible, a NetBSD port to it would r001! :-)

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