Support for new Dual G4 1 Gig machines?

benh at benh at
Wed Jan 30 06:09:40 EST 2002

>The 7455 uses bit 8 for HIGH_BAT_EN.  On the 7400/7410, bit 8 is DOZE
>Enable and on the 7450 it is ignored.  So, code ported from the 7400
>which happens to set bit 8 will work fine on the 7450 but cause great
>grief on the 7455.  Random translations whose side effects don't get
>detected until much later tend to make system debug difficult...

If I didn't fuck it up too much, the latest kernels will not set
the DOZE bit on those CPUs if they have a proper cputable entry
(basically copy the 7450 one).


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