Subject: Re: Port-Palm Zire
To: Nick Vanderweit <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 01/03/2004 14:08:56
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On Jan 2, 2004, at 6:52 PM, Nick Vanderweit wrote:

> Hi! My name is Nick Vanderweit. I am 11 years old and
> just bought a Palm Zire 21 falsely remembering that it
> could run NetBSD. I was saddened when I found that the
> closest port was hpcmips. I wanted to know if you
> could add it to your list of future ports.

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the Zire uses a processor that does not 
include an MMU (memory management unit).  As such, it is not capable of 
supporting virtual memory, which NetBSD requires.

         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>

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