LispOS on a 68000

Peter Housel
Fri, 15 May 1998 11:55:35 -0700

>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...

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