Who cares about PReP?
matt at genesi-usa.com
Thu Aug 10 01:00:50 EST 2006
QEMU PPC implements a PReP system too.
Probably a good place to test without needing a real system.
However it's the kind of thing you'd want to throw a CHRP
ROM onto in the end, and forget PReP for emulation (after
all, nobody makes 'em anymore).
Matt Sealey <matt at genesi-usa.com>
Manager, Genesi, Developer Relations
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> Subject: Who cares about PReP?
> I started looking at moving the PReP code over to
> arch/powerpc. I am struck by how many ifdefs there are in
> there to set things up for particular individual PReP
> implementations. We can do better than that, I'm sure, but
> the issue becomes one of testing. The only PReP I have here
> is an RS/6000 43p-140.
> Who else has a PReP system and would be willing to do some
> testing and debugging? If so, what sort of PReP is it?
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