[PATCH] Start arch/powerpc/boot code reorganization

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Sep 22 18:43:42 EST 2006

>> How about you check whether the "64-bit" property exists in the CPU
>> nodes?
> That seemed like the right thing until I realized, its still  
> specifying
> the physical size, not the virtual size.

No, it says that the CPU supports the full PowerPC arch, not just the
32-bit subset.  Every 64-bit PowerPC has a 64-bit effective address,
every 32-bit PowerPC has a 32-bit effective address.  There's no way
around that unless you change most of the instruction set ;-)


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