Linuv 2.6.15-rc1

Ulrich Teichert ulrich.teichert at
Sun Nov 13 10:51:43 EST 2005


[trimmed the cc list a bit]
>Yes, PREP need to be migrated, but that includes adding some minimum
>device-tree support for it among others. And few people still have PREP
>machines, I'm not even sure we have access to one here in ozlabs... I
>think for 2.6.15, we'd better just disable it in .config for

for what's it worth, I'm still owning:

wehrle:~> uname -a
Linux wehrle 2.4.19 #3 Sun Aug 4 08:28:30 BST 2002 ppc unknown
wehrle:~> cat /proc/cpuinfo 
cpu             : 604r
clock           : 199MHz
revision        : 18.3 (pvr 0009 1203)
bogomips        : 397.31
machine         : PReP IBM 43P-140 (Tiger1)
upgrade cpu     : not present
scsi fuse       : ok
simms           : 1:128MiB 2:128MiB 3:128MiB 4:128MiB 5:128MiB 
l2 cache        : sync burst, parity, 1MiB


sed:~> uname -a
Linux sed 2.4.28 #8 Mon Dec 13 22:16:08 CET 2004 ppc unknown
sed:~> cat /proc/cpuinfo 
processor       : 0
cpu             : 604r
clock           : ???
revision        : 49.2 (pvr 0009 3102)
bogomips        : 299.00
machine         : PReP Utah (Powerstack II Pro4000)
l2 cache        : 512KiB, parity disabled SRAM:synchronous, pipelined, no parity

Especially the 43p-140 is quite easy to get via ebay, the Powerstack II
is a more rare machine nowadays, I think.

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