Subject: Re: a porting idea.
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Cagney <email@example.com>
Date: 11/17/1999 10:32:54
Excerpts from mail: 16-Nov-99 Re: a porting idea. Jason
> On Wed, 17 Nov 1999 08:52:07 +1100 (WET)
> Andrew Cagney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Really a full 68030 or a 68EC030 without MMU?
> > If you're after (loopy?) dreams. I think a very cut down kernel should
> > be able to run on both.
> 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
So is it acceptable as a target? :-)