Status of 440GP port

Matt Porter mporter at
Wed Apr 3 07:18:45 EST 2002

On Tue, Apr 02, 2002 at 11:46:12AM -0800, Eugene Surovegin wrote:
> Hello all!
> Could anyone (probably MontaVista guys) give some information on status of
> IBM 440GP port?
> I checked yesterday bk:// tree and found
> some preparations for this port (e.g. 4xx->40x renaming).

There will be a few more preparation changes before the rest arrives.

> I understand that this effort is under way for quite some time but not yet
> released (or am I wrong?).

I wouldn't say it has been underway for "quite some time".  4-5 working
weeks is a short amount of development time for a new processor (at least
for me). :)

> We already have 440GP hardware and I'm eager to test linux on it (even be
> alpha/beta tester for this port).
> Any info will be greatly appreciated.

My showstopper list is down to a 1-2 entries.  When those are exhausted,
it will be available for use/testing.

Matt Porter
MontaVista Software, Inc.
mporter at

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