On Sat, Dec 12, 1998 at 10:39:18PM -0700, Eric Jorgensen wrote:
> Aaron Tunnell wrote:
> > This may be a stupid question, but Since the N64 is based on a MIPS R4300
> > Processor Would it be possible to port Linux to it? Some sort of
> > Input/keybaord adaptor would be needed, as well as the specs from Nintendo.
> > Maybe this is just a pipe-dream, amabe its been tried, in the works, or
> > impossible, but if anyone is interested ill help start the project.
> As i understand it, the bulk of the actual design was performed by SGI.
> thus leading to Nintendo's current dilemma of producing a machine for
> which they are nolonger in close contact with the development team. SGI
> decided they weren't interested in selling video games.
> I've heard this problem has mostly manifested itself as a lack of
> needed improvments to the development system. Which, as i understand it,
> is an add-in board and some software for an Indy.
Sounds almost like a marketing plan for Linux to them :-)