Starting the arch/powerpc merge

Paul Mackerras paulus at
Tue Sep 27 18:30:41 EST 2005

Christoph Hellwig writes:

> What about just dropping POWER3/4 support in 32bit mode?

Yes... I'm getting very close to deciding to do that.  In fact POWER3
isn't too bad, since it still has BATs, but POWER4/PPC970 would be

Does anyone on these lists have any major objections if we drop
support for 32-bit kernels on POWER3 and POWER4/PPC970?


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