[haiku-development] Re: In My Infinite Free Time

  • From: "François Revol" <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 15:58:43 +0200 CEST

> > Though I recall reading not all ARM chips have all of them.
> > ie. some might actually only have the TLBs like what PPC does...
> ARM7 doesn't have either MMU or TLB.  You can only use physical
> memory.
> But it's still worth supporting, as you would be able to run on a lot
> of really low-power hardware.
> Linux has the option to run with no MMU.  This was done as a patch
> for
> a long time, but I understand that it was accepted into the mainline
> kernel, so now it's a config option.

Linux is a slimy thingy that is overstretched to fit both 16bit cpu
(ELKS) and Crays :P

I'd rather have it well done with MMU than hacked in without.


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