Power3 problem?

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Thu Aug 16 10:24:54 EST 2001

Tom Rini writes:

> Well, pretending is a bad choice of words.  They are real chrp machines,
> but they aren't 'ALL_PPC', since you can't run on a power3 and a 604 :)

No, but if you had a prep or pmac with a power3 cpu, you could run the
same vmlinux as on a chrp power3. :)

> Well, I don't think it will be as bad as that.  It _should_ be possible
> to split them out, and move the functions it uses from pmac_setup.c into
> a common file.  If I have time I'll play with it sometime and post patches.
> If it can be done cleanly, I don't think it'd be a bad idea, but...

There is an argument for splitting out prep but I would rather keep
pmac and chrp together since they are quite similar.


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