Starting the arch/powerpc merge

Paul Mackerras paulus at
Fri Oct 21 09:01:40 EST 2005

I wrote:

> Not really.  The main thing in the past has been that DRI with 32-bit
> X server and clients would work with a 32-bit kernel but not a 64-bit
> kernel, but that's fixed now.  A 64-bit kernel is faster on most
> lmbench tests.  I guess a 32-bit kernel might end up a little smaller,
> but that's the only possible advantage I can think of.

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