Tower of Nerd

Grant Stockly grant at stockly.com
Sun Feb 11 00:26:07 CST 2007


At 07:56 PM 2/10/2007, you wrote:
>At 11:38 PM -0500 2/10/07, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>>Jules Richardson wrote:
>>>* Although if you're going to bodge Linux, why not use something other 
>>>than an  x86 CPU?
>>
>>You could probably bodge ELKS to run on an Altair.
>>
>>Peace...  Sridhar
>
>ELKS will run on a 286, right?  IIRC, I've got a 286 S-100 Bus CPU card (I 
>know I have a 80186 card).

Elks requires an 8088 minimum.  I'm not sure elks would be a good choice 
because development seems to be dead and there is hardly any support.  It 
would be a lot better to use a 68010, 020, or 386.

Of course, 68k linux is getting pretty dead too.  : (

Grant 




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