Using LinuxPPC executables on 8xx processors

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Feb 3 23:19:05 EST 2000

In message <kfyu2jq34ix.fsf at>
Marcus Sundberg wrote:
> > Well, in fact even the original (for instance LinuxPPC  R4)  binaries
> > *and*  libraries run pretty stable on the MPC8xx system once you have
> > the FPU emulation working. It seems that the cache line problem  does
> > not  show  up most of the time.
> IIRC R4 was not based on glibc2, so I'd expect it to never show up.

Of course you are right. I know there was another reason why I  stick
with R4 for the native test environment.

Wolfgang Denk

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