Re: Info for my status talk

Bird, Tim <Tim.Bird@...>

On Wednesday, October 09, 2013 2:22 PM, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
Not sure it really applies, but there was this crazy (russian?) guy who
managed to run Linux on an 8-bit micro-controller:

TL;DR: the guy wrote a basic VM running on a 8-bit AVR, emulating the ARM
instruction set (armv5, PXA255), runs a small hypervisor to provide basic
functionality via hypercalls.

That was just for the fun of it, not an actual product, but it shows how
much the Linux kernel is versatile, and how enthusiast (and crazy!) the
community can be!
OK. That's pretty crazy. I should start a "bizarre Linux implementations"
page on the elinux wiki. This could go next to the Javascript implementation:

-- Tim

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