Re: Is embedded Linux the right solution?
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 20:42:27 +0000
Grant Taylor wrote:
> Probably not. IIRC this thing uses a 16 bit sparc; Linux is mostly
> successful on things with 32 bit cores and ideally an MMU.
Many thanks for confirming my suspicions! I spent some time researching
it and concluded that my main reason for considering embedded Linux
wasn't for any technical reason, but enjoy fiddling with Linux and
thought it would be good fun if it worked!
I now realise that would be an incredibly big *IF* on that hardware...
> Furthermore, your application doesn't seem to fit Linux (or BSD)
> strengths. You don't need any networking, a Unix-like process model
> or APIs, etc.
Having spent the weekend trawling websites, I now agree! :-)
Thanks for your time!
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