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1110Re: [Altair Computer Club] Tower of Nerd

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  • Dan
    Feb 14, 2007

      I think it would be more fun getting Linux ported to the 8080 processor.
      I've read of guys porting Linux to the Z80 already after stripping it
      down enough to fit a small footprint. I would expect the same for a 8080
      micro. Linux was originally made to run on a minimum of a 386 but
      nowadays there is several ports for smaller micros and non-mmu
      processors, there's a website for this--> http://www.uclinux.org/
      I'm no Linux guru, but you might want to contact someone locally from
      the Linux users group(LUG) to get some help on this.


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      Grant Stockly wrote:
      > I thought you guys would get a kick out of this.
      > No, I am not attempting to build a beowulf cluster...
      > The ultimate Altair needs to run Linux. I spent the first few hours today
      > thinking up an S-100 card with a 386 processor. : ) Idle minds can be
      > dangerous... It will have to wait on that because I am still deep in the
      > hole with this crazy project...
      > http://www.altairkit.com/images/070210-AltairTower_2172.jpg
      > <http://www.altairkit.com/images/070210-AltairTower_2172.jpg>
      > Grant
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