Porting Linux into IBM Spruce
Mark A. Greer
mgreer at mvista.com
Thu Mar 4 10:09:39 EST 2004
Mark A. Greer wrote:
> Neil Wilson wrote:
>> What about the IBM 2*750FX + MV64360 dev board ?, would this be a port
>> of Spruce + a different PCI bridge, I cannot seem to find an exact match
>> in the platforms but there again maybe I am looking in the wrong
>> tree/directory, thanks.
> That's an Argan board and, as you note, its very different from a spruce
> so it will get its own port. That port is being worked on but isn't
> ready yet. If you can hold tight for a bit I will try to get you an
> early version.
Okay, here is the problem. We have a port that works (using 1 processor
only) but its based on the 64360 code that was put into the -galileo
tree. AFAIK, that 64360 code it not acceptable for the _2_4_devel or
the -2.4 tree so we can't put it in those trees. There is also a file
with a non-GPL license so that has to be rewritten before anything is
When that's done, I am told there will be a preview kit for it available
from mvista.com. Preview kits are freely available but you have to
register (free). Right now, that preview kit is expected to be
available in ~4 weeks but no guarantees.
That's the best I can do so if that's not good enough, you'll have to do
it yourself or maybe someone else has a working src tree they are
willing to share.
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