LispOS on a 68000

David Tillman
Fri, 15 May 1998 13:18:15 -0500

>>>> Greg Menke <> wrote:

> I hate to insert the evil "I", but there are some high integration x86
> cpus, which makes homebrewing lots easier.  Onboard serial, digital I/O,
> interrupt hardware and address decoding- that sort of thing.  AMD makes
> some nice, fast 186/386 variants as well.  Somewhat farther afield,
> Siemens/Dallas/Philips make some FAST 8051 variants- pretty slim on the
> memory side, and no MMU, but circuit-wise they're simple and have lots
> of free tools and code available.

    Intel, yech! Thanks for the thoughts anyway...

> Super-capable machines are great, but its satisfying to roll your own
> dumpy little rig, load it up yourself and see it run-  even if it can't
> do the really big jobs.

> Gregm

    I am curious, how did the old LispMs relate to the 68000, 68030,
    and 68040 speed wise?

    What type of processor, architecture, and amount of memory/storage?