RFC: proposed arch/powerpc directory structure

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Aug 12 14:14:43 EST 2005

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 01:49:22PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Tom Rini writes:
> > I'm a bit ppc64-ignorant, but isn't 'pSeries' just a regular
> > OpenFirmware-containing ppc64 box (like Maple) ?  How about just 9xx/
> Ummm, no, not exactly.  The distinctive thing about pSeries is the
> hypervisor interfaces.  And in fact most pSeries boxes aren't
> 970-based, rather POWER4/4+/5.  If you want to generalize, we could
> call the directory "papr" (for Power Architecture Platform
> Requirements, the name of the document that describes the pSeries
> platforms) rather than pSeries, but I suspect that would just confuse
> people. :)

Ok.  How about 9xx/ instead of classic64 ?

Tom Rini

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