linux support for freescale e5500 core?

Chris Friesen cfriesen at
Fri Sep 17 08:26:20 EST 2010

On 09/16/2010 04:03 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 15:44 -0600, Chris Friesen wrote:

>> Right.  We currently use a 970-series cpu and have implemented a
>> per-process flag to indicate whether 32-byte mode is needed or not.
>> We'd have to do something similar with the new cpu.
> Sounds like a candidate for upstreaming the patch :-)

As I recall we proposed upstreaming it a while back but there wasn't a
lot of interest since it's most useful in supporting poorly-written
legacy apps. :)


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