CPU features again

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Apr 19 02:39:41 EST 2001

On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 06:36:05PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > Those feature bits have to be common accross the entire PPC range (and
> > possibly common with ppc64 too since ppc64 is supposed to run ppc32
> > binaries, except that ppc64 has 32 more bits to stuff it's own features
> > for 64 bits binaries).
> BTW, we don't take the sparc64/mips64 approach and create arch/ppc64/?
> Sparc64/mips64 run 32-bit binaries as well.

That's a 2.5 planned thing, I believe.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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