wayne roberts (firstname.lastname@example.org) writes:
> I noticed that the nintendo 64 uses a customized R4000 running
> at 94Mhz. I hope by customized, it still has a MMU but i dont
> know how to find out.
The Nintendo uses a die which is also shipped as the Vr4300 CPU, which
is indeed a cheapo R4000 complete with MMU and floating point
hardware. It's possible that the Nintendo version doesn't bring out
some critical signals, I suppose. Also, I don't know whether the MMU
gets *tested* on parts shipped to Nintendo.
> If linux could be ported to this platform, make no under-estimation
> that it would be the most popular.
The challenge would be to get some usable I/O... Linux without a
keyboard or any kind of disk might not be so interesting.
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