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Subject: Re: MIPS Box...
From: Dom Sweetman <dom@algor.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 09:30:34 +0100 (BST)
In-reply-to: <33F21499.7B4572D0@pips01.informatik.uni-mannheim.de>
References: <33F21499.7B4572D0@pips01.informatik.uni-mannheim.de>
> I have read your Linux/MIPS FAQ.
> We are planning to develop a small embedded System based on Philips'
> "one-chip-PDA" PR31500 (R3000 core).
> Do you think it will be possible to make Linux/MIPS run on it ?

You need enough memory and enough 'filestore' (could be flash).  But
yes.

But the Philips part (and the similarly-targetted NEC Vr4100 family)
have very poor price/performance compared to their big brothers;
they're optimised for ultra-low power consumption.


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