All this talk of Unix and other OSes...

blstuart at bellsouth.net blstuart at bellsouth.net
Sat Jun 13 22:23:05 CDT 2009


> Another thing to mind is that most Amiga's came with CPU's with no
> PMMU, many 68030 boards came with EC030's as a MMU was not used by
> AmigaOS (only some 3rd party software used it for debugging
> purposes).

That wouldn't be a problem.  Inferno doesn't use an MMU.
All applications execute on the Dis virtual machine (or are
JIT compiled).  Seperation among processes and the kernel
are maintained there, rather than in hardware.

BLS




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