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Re: Porting To New System

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: Porting To New System
From: Cameron Cooper <developer@phatlinux.com>
Date: Fri, 27 May 2005 15:52:19 -0400
Cc: Stanislaw Skowronek <sskowron@ET.PUT.Poznan.PL>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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> For ucLinux you essentially need a console, an input device (keyboard
> etc), a storage device, the ability to allocate memory and a timer
> interrupt/callback. Absolutely everything else is optional. So you can
> probably run ucLinux as a 'game' which allocates lots of memory,
> requests a timer callback and drives the entire world through the
> firmware. Whether you can do non-ucLinux depends on MMU access and
> control. If you've got some kind of MMU interface then you've probably
> got sufficient to do a full Linux but ucLinux would still be a natural
> stepping stone in exploration.

I've looked into using uClinux, and although it appears as though it
does support MIPS, it is very hard to find any information on it. Do you
have any information regarding using uClinux with MIPS?

Thanks,
Cameron Cooper


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