[Oberon] MIPS as an alternative?
darek.maksimiuk at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 19:00:54 CET 2014
what about this one: http://www.86duino.com/?page_id=11 ?
There is a whole family of SoCs based on the x86 architecture :
On 2 November 2014 18:30, Peter Matthias <PeterMatthias at web.de> wrote:
> Am 02.11.2014 um 15:40 schrieb skulski at pas.rochester.edu:
> >> A MIPS core that runs on the same Digilent Spartan 3 Starter board used
> >> >for RISC5 Project Oberon is available: [Plasma CPU on Open Cores].
> >> >
> >> >It is stated to be a "clean room" implementation. In the "Avoiding
> >> >limitations" section it does refer to operations that were the subject
> >> >a 1986 patent.
> > They say that the patent expired in 2006. This is good. Now, who is going
> > to take care of the OP2 compiler for this soft CPU?
> OP2 for MIPS still exists in source code. But Bootloader, Module loader
> and Decoder obviously not. At the time, the Compiler and the MIPS port
> were quite well and MIPS seems to have been much more upword compatible
> than ARM. I can not promise any output, but I can say that I want to run
> Oberon on my MIPS machine. More info at
> Oberon at lists.inf.ethz.ch mailing list for ETH Oberon and related systems
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