New nintendo console with embedded PPC cpu

Holger Bettag hobold at Informatik.Uni-Bremen.DE
Thu May 13 21:32:53 EST 1999

"Jens Ch. Restemeier" <jenschrr at> writes:

> Hi !
> Maybe you already heard, that the new nintendo console is based on an
> embedded PPC processor
> I think this is very interesting, because it may open the way for
> videogame development on MacOS and Linux/PPC. I remeber how excited
> everybody was that Sony based the PSX2 (MIPS based) development tools on
> Linux/i386.
> Now let's see how fast we can port Linux/PPC to this system :-)
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