bootloader & head.S weirdness & restructuring

Marcus Sundberg erammsu at
Wed Nov 24 03:52:25 EST 1999

Gabriel Paubert <paubert at> writes:

> > 2. It should be possible to setup the kernel so that the same kernel
> > runs on all those machine that it is setup for. Of course, the more
> > machines you add the more overhead you get.
> I don't care very much for 6xx/7xx machines... Embedded may want the
> smallest footprint however.

Yes, the more code you can loose in embedded kernels the better.
But note that embedded does not necessarily imply 8xx/82xx/4xx.
There are embedded boards with 6xx/7xx processors too.

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