[PATCH] General CHRP/MPC5K2 Platform and drivers support - to comment

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Wed Oct 25 09:01:56 EST 2006

Matt Sealey writes:

> http://www.power.org/news/articles/new_brand/#isa
> I'm talking about the one they consolidated from all the different specs
> Freescale, AMCC and IBM had about what makes a PowerPC processor. Since
> POWER is part of it and it's all Power.org now.. they seem to have changed
> the name.

So, are you proposing we drop support for all the PowerPC processors
that don't conform to the recently-published V2.03 ISA?  You don't
want 6xx, 7xx, 7xxx, 52xx, etc. supported any more? :)  (joke :)

Seriously, the v2.03 ISA covers only IBM's latest POWER processors
(i.e. not POWER3, POWER4, or even POWER5), and Book E processors.  We
support a lot more than that.


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