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Re: Porting Linux to my 79S361 MIPS board

To: Eric Jorgensen <alhaz@xmission.com>, linux-mips@fnet.fr
Subject: Re: Porting Linux to my 79S361 MIPS board
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 1998 01:07:01 +0200
In-reply-to: <3621101A.4C7D545E@xmission.com>; from Eric Jorgensen on Sun, Oct 11, 1998 at 02:07:54PM -0600
References: <36215714.1B05@tip.nl> <199810111948.UAA01737@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk> <3621101A.4C7D545E@xmission.com>
On Sun, Oct 11, 1998 at 02:07:54PM -0600, Eric Jorgensen wrote:

>       The ELKS project has done some work on systems that lack MMU hardware,
> but I don't believe they've even touched MIPS. This is to say that it's
> plausible, but inadvisable. And probably much more trouble than it's
> worth. 

The ELKS project was actually wrapped around the 8086 segmented
architecture, so it isn't really portable.

  Ralf

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