Subject: Re: NetBSD/playstation2 anyone?
To: Brian Chase <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 12/28/2000 01:29:18
On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 03:53:42PM -0500, Brian Chase wrote:
> I just noticed that the Sega Dreamcast got a mailing list created for it a
> short while ago.  Is there any interest in getting a port going for the
> new PlayStation 2?  It's quite a nice little box.  Given that most of my
> systems are VAXen, my PS2 definitely qualifies as my most powerful system.

The big problem is CPU. While the Dreamcast runs an Hitachi SHx series
processor, the PS2 has a custom Sony 'Emotion Engine' RISC CPU.

I have no idea what docs are public (if any).

David Maxwell,| -->
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