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Re: SNI-RM400

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Subject: Re: SNI-RM400
From: Andrew Dyer <adyer@Mcs.Net>
Date: Fri, 17 Apr 1998 08:17:04 -0500 (CDT)
Cc: Chris Wedgwood <chris@cybernet.co.nz>
In-reply-to: <19980417111915.49107@uni-koblenz.de>
On Fri, 17 Apr 1998 ralf@uni-koblenz.de wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 17, 1998 at 07:16:17PM +1200, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, Apr 17, 1998 at 08:58:55AM +0200, Roland Baer wrote:
> > > we have a Siemens Nixdorf RM400-225 with a single R4600 CPU.
> > > Could somebody personally support me to boot Linux on this
> > > machine. 
> > 
> > Is support for the 4600 complete? I though these had some alien TLB or
> > something?
> 
> R4600 was the first CPU to ever run Linux/MIPS and half of todays CPU's
> were derived from it like the R5000 etc.
> 
> You're thinking of the R6000 / R6000A.  Really unusual stuff.  TLB is
> part of the last couple of cachelines of the external cache.
> 

More likely he's thinking of the base/bounds MMU stuff in the 4650/4640
CPU family.

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