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Re: Porting Linux to my 79S361 MIPS board

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Subject: Re: Porting Linux to my 79S361 MIPS board
From: Warner Losh <imp@village.org>
Date: Sun, 11 Oct 1998 17:16:06 -0600
In-reply-to: Your message of "Sun, 11 Oct 1998 20:48:49 BST." <199810111948.UAA01737@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk>
References: <199810111948.UAA01737@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk> <36215714.1B05@tip.nl>
In message <199810111948.UAA01737@gladsmuir.algor.co.uk> Dominic Sweetman 
writes:
: The 36100 CPU has no memory management hardware, which makes it
: unsuitable for linux/MIPS.

This is also why the DSP enabled, but MMU challanged, 4650 isn't
supported by Linux.

Does the 36100 have any MMU at all?  The 4650 had base and bounds
registers which could be put to use inside of unix, but it would be a
huge pain and likely not worth it.

Warner

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