help with bootup code

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Fri Apr 30 01:25:52 EST 1999

On Wed, 28 Apr 1999, Bill Whitehead wrote:
> I am just learning Linux and hope to port it to a custom platform using
> older I/O chipsets(W83c553 and 87307). Basically the system consists of
> a 603/MPC106 with 64M sdram, PCI to ISA and IDE interface(W83c553), and
> I/O controller(87307). I believe the basic system is already supportted
> by Linux but support for I/O chipsets must be added. I am using LinuxPPC
> 4.1 while waiting for release 5.

> I have been monitoring this list for a few weeks and have not seen these
> chips mentioned except once when someone, from Korea(?), indicated they
> were interested in porting Linux to a Motorola YellowKnife system which
> uses them. (if your that person let me know how its going!)

MPC106, W83c553 and NS87307 are all supported in one or more systems. Hence the
basic code is there.



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven at
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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