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Re: [f-cpu] Do we really need virtual memory?

ben franchuk wrote:

I think the trick for getting the F-cpu out the door is rather
not dropping features but find out reasonable subsets of the instruction set to build up the design from. Something like you bootstrap a compiler. For example can one get by with say 16 registers , a simple incriment unit and alu unit and mmu?

what you describe it IS dropping features, and modifying the f-cpu definition.

the big issue with F-CPU is that we must do the right thing at the first time,
or not at all, otherwise people will stick to the wrong version etc.
In the end, the time lost in making things right is probably the same as
the time lost in guiding people back to the "right way".


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