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No 6502, either. There aren't many 8 bit CPUs that are considered a reasonable platform for any UNIX. Which is why I think I'd prefer 68000 family. It's "modern enough" to use with modern compilers and operating systems, but simple enough for a one man garage shop to build/maintain a computer that uses it. I guess earlier 80x86 chips could fit that bill, too, but 68000 has a better assembly language.



The 68000 still did not have an onboard memory-management unit, though.

The was only introduced with the 68030, which is roughly analagous and contemporaneous with the Intel 80386.

The 68040 added an onboard FPU, like the 80486. (And like the 486SX, the 68040EC had the onboard FPU removed again.)




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