Subject: Re: a porting idea.
To: Andrew Cagney <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 11/16/1999 23:51:43
On Wed, 17 Nov 1999, Andrew Cagney wrote:

> Excerpts from mail: 16-Nov-99 Re: a porting idea. Jason Thorpe@nas.nasa.go
> > You'd have to basically nuke memory management.  No MMU is kind of a
> > hardship for Unix these days.
> Yes, there is a paper explaining how MINIX was crippled so that could
> run on the basic 68k (no VM, no segment registers).  (I'm afraid I don't
> have a URL and my memory of it is vague). While fairly brutal it was
> successful.
> So is it acceptable as a target? :-)

	If someone wants to write the code, and it does not unacceptably 
	impact the existing ports, then by all means.

	It would also be useful for all those cheaper i960 boxes :)