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HaD MMU question reply

Apr 11th, 2015
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  1. Wow, Hackaday seemed to have not submitted my rather lengthy reply, aye.
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  3. Like Artenz said, you should go for a chip which includes an MMU.
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  5. The gist of it was there is an effort named uClinux a few years ago which let you run an MMU-less version of the kernel, and was recently mainlined into mainline Linux. Here are a few links which might help you out for finding out the implications of running MMU-less is.
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  7. http://free-electrons.com/docs/uclinux/
  8. http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/practical-advice-running-uclinux-cortex-m3m4
  9. http://www.alterawiki.com/wiki/UClinux
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  11. You can also just emulate an MMU based system on an AVR! Though it is slow as hell, like two hours to boot slow.
  12. http://dangerousprototypes.com/2012/03/29/running-linux-on-a-8bit-avr/
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