LispOS on a 68000
Fri, 15 May 1998 11:55:35 -0700
>Greg Menke <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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...
If I were building a homebrew board, I would probably pick one of the IDT
embedded RISC processors using the MIPS R3000 core. Plus some of them have
on-chip cache, RAM controllers, and I/O. See http://www.idt.com.