kjlin was once rumoured to have said:
> I got an embedded MIPS board recently.
> It has the following features:
> - CPU implements a five-stage pipeline with performance similar to the MIPS
> R3000 pipeline.
> - MIPS32 compatible instruction set
> - R4000 style privileged resource architecture.
> - Without MMU.
> I am estimating the possibility of porting linux on it.
> Can Linux/MIPS 2.2 or 2.4 support for such a board which without MMU ?
> Because i consider it is the most difficult part in the porting process.
> Am i right?
the Standard Linux kernels all require an MMU. However, there is a
version of the kernel known as "ucLinux" (Microcontroller Linux) which
will run on CPUs without MMU.
I don't know if ucLinux has a MIPS target yet.
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