Embedded Linux on PPC403GA??

Marcus Sundberg erammsu at kieraypc01.p.y.ki.era.ericsson.se
Fri Nov 26 02:05:55 EST 1999

Bob Edwards <Robert.Edwards at anu.edu.au> writes:

> I have a (small) number of NCD Explora Pro X-terminals with PPC403GA
> chips in them that are currently surplus to requirement. They have
> an early implementation of a PCMCIA slot, as well as all the usual
> X-terminal features including booting from the network using BOOTP and
> TFTP. For this reason, they would make great little router boxes etc.
> or wireless Access Points with an appropriate PCMCIA wireless card
> (my real application).
> As the PPC403GA doesn't have an MMU of any sort, I was wondering if
> anyone on this list had been able to get one to boot Linux using one
> of the MMU-less embedded Linux implementations?

AFAIK there is no port of Linux running on PPCs without MMU.
There is uCLinux (www.uclinux.org), but that is for m68k.

        Marcus Sundberg        | http://www.stacken.kth.se/~mackan/
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