modern serial terminal
bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
Wed Nov 7 20:38:47 CST 2007
der Mouse wrote:
> That makes it a 32-bit architecture to me,
> regardless of what kind of bus it has - even if it were bit-serial,
> those attributes would make it a 32-bit machine to me.
Can I sell you a Manchester Baby Clone ... Full 32 bits.
Now in solid state. CRT memory optional. :)
> Virtual memory is not, to my mind, either necessary or sufficient for a
> machine to be a 32-bitter. Indeed, IIRC the 68020 does not have any
> kind of MMU; when present, that's separate (common, but separate and
> not necessary). I think the '040 was the first 68k-series CPU to have
> an on-chip MMU (and if I'm wrong I'm sure someone will correct me!).
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