Pegasos PowerPC

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Oct 2 00:54:39 CDT 2004

On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 06:57:06AM +0200, Emil Oppeln-Bronikowski wrote:

>  Pegasos itself is based on Marvell chipset, eq. with G3/G4 CPU, build
> on MicroATX board with USB, Firewire, Gigaethernet, 10/100 Ethernet,
> IRDA, ATA100 & PS/2. It runs Linux already, as well as MorphOS,
> Genesi's OS witch is non-POSIX, powerfull & fast pice of software with
> his roots in AmigaOS (it's API/ABI comaptible).
>  Because of Genesi's cooporation with Freescale, they have introduce
> Pegasos Open Desktop Workstation ( ).
>  As you can see, there's a lots of Linux in Pegasos world. Is there
> any chance that Pegasos-specific port of Ubuntu could be started?

Since we already support the CPU architecture, it should only be a matter of
driver support in order for Ubuntu to run on this system (it shouldn't
require a separate port).  There is already some Pegasos-specific code in
the kernel, though I don't know how complete it is.

Have you tried installing Ubuntu on such a machine yet?

 - mdz

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