kernel support of MPC8XX series
leonard_ye at ylez.com
Mon Apr 2 19:00:22 EST 2001
Thanks for your information. For the embedded system that I am going to
develop, kernel 2.4 and PCMCIA is a must. Have you get them working on
MPC8XX platform, especially MPC855? I have read the HOWTO, it just tell me
MPC8XX is support without any specific information.
At 03:47 PM 3/30/2001, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
>in message <18.104.22.168.0.20010330132041.00a65958 at pop.ylez.com> you wrote:
> > Just want to ask a very simple question. How is the kernel support on
> > MPC8XX series, especially on the MPC855 and MPC860? I will be very happy if
> > kernel 2.4 can be used and PCMCIA is support as well.
>Kernel support for the 8xx has been available for well over 2 years.
>We use it in many customer projects.
>PCMCIA support is available, too, but need some work, depending on
>hwat you are going to do. For most embedded systems the PCMCIA
>package is just overkill, so simpler solutions may be useful - we
>have done this for storage devices (hard disks, CompactFlash, etc.).
>Feel free to ask if you need details.
>In the meantime, check the excellent embedded PPC FAQ at
>Software Engineering: Embedded and Realtime Systems, Embedded Linux
>Phone: (+49)-8142-4596-87 Fax: (+49)-8142-4596-88 Email: wd at denx.de
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