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Re: Mips Linux

Subject: Re: Mips Linux
From: Eric Jorgensen <>
Date: Mon, 07 Sep 1998 05:56:15 -0600
References: <30E79CEBF7F7D111988300A0C96F44C9CDA3BC@GECKO>
Brian Watson wrote:

> I am interested in doing a port of linux to the Nintendo 64. I
> currently develop games for it but I also like playing around with the
> machine as well. At some point, part of the Nintendo hacker scene is
> going to produce an ISA interface for it which would open up a whole
> lot of facilities to inter-network the machine. I also intend to
> provide native access to the systems resources such as the RSP/RDP
> core for rendering and sound generation.
> I wonder if you could point me in the right direction within the
> source code to write the ISR routines, video rendering, keyboard I/O
> which will be done through the joypad ports and filesystem (which
> would be done using DMA transfers from cartridge memory) or via nfs
> over a network card.

    I thought this had already been accomplished by a company in italy -
or was that a hoax?

 - Eric

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