Starting the arch/powerpc merge
panto at intracom.gr
Tue Sep 27 19:26:38 EST 2005
Heikki Lindholm wrote:
> Paul Mackerras kirjoitti:
>> 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?
> I think it was Kumar Gala who already asked this a while ago. For me,
> 32-bit kernel on a 970 has been useful "initial stage" of gradually
> porting kernel stuff over to real 64-bit, but if I'm the only user and
> keeping the support is a nuisance, go ahead and drop it.
> -- Heikki Lindholm
Count me in too; using a 970 in 32 bit mode, because of gentoo X.org
problems in 64 bit mode.
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