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SubjectRe: Suitable chipset for a pocket linux box
On Wed, 28 Jan 1998, Claude Robitaille wrote:
> Or the ColdFire serie, again from Motorola. They just announced a new
> version, the MCF5307 which has cache, 2 serial port, DRAM controler,
> IO, debug port, some internal ram, timer, etc. It is cheap (15-20$) and
> very performant for the price (70 MIPS). Finally, GNU C compiler is
> ported.
>
> The ColdFire serie a basically a 68000 with some instructions removed to
> make the chip much smaller and much more performant (like 20X for
> the 5307).

The worst thing is they removed the MMU :-(

Greetings,

Geert

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Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP} http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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