PowerPC + SMP
kumar.gala at freescale.com
Wed Apr 27 05:23:17 EST 2005
On Apr 26, 2005, at 2:16 PM, Stuart Yoder wrote:
> Thanks Kumar.
> How can I know what assumptions the kernel makes about the state of the
> CPU/system when it begins execution? Is this clearly documented
Unfortunately this is something we dont have clearly documented today.
As they say the code is the documentation.
> Do you know of open source bootloaders for Linux that would demonstrate
> how to set up the CPUs as the Linux kernel expects.
No, maybe take a look at linuxbios, not sure if it does SMP or not.
However, I'm not aware of any open source PPC SMP bootloaders.
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