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Re: [MiNT] Shared libs without MMU resources
On Wed, 24 Mar 2004 10:52:41 , "Adam Klobukowski" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >> Drawback: Old MiNT hardware (mc68000) does not have a MMU but it does
> > >> have a strong lobby here. ;-)
> > >
> > > does the mc68000 have a lobby, really? I am wondering what the smile
> > > should stand for there.
> > > I don't believe that there are more than 5% of nonMMU users in the
> > > FreeMiNT camp. The ST machines are 20 years old now (the CPU is even
> > > older). Where are we - in museum?
> > I have wondered about such numbers myself. My personal opinion for
> > some time is that MiNT should drop all support for CPU's below the 68030.
> > However, I do not know how that would effect upgraded machines.
> > Are there 030 upgrades and if so do they have proper MMU's on board?
> > I also do not know anyone who actually uses MiNT on anything less than
> > an 030 as it is.
> Futhermore, most machines prior to 030 has only up to 4MB of RAM, and I
> think that current kernel would not leave much space for user apps in such
> Lets drop non-MMU machines support.
This isn't the same as dropping support for non-MP is
I haven't tried booting with memory protection for a long
time but it didn't work before.