porting linux on power pc mpc8xx

David Jander david.jander at protonic.nl
Fri Apr 29 21:40:43 EST 2005

Hi Prinson,

On Friday 29 April 2005 12:32, prinson varghese wrote:
> I am new to the embedded system development .How i can port linux kenel to
> power pc MPC 8XX

It is already ported to most known mpc8xx devices. You should start off, going 
through the archives of this mailing-list, and visit this site:

There you can download actual sources of linux-2.4 kernels. My advice, use 
linux_2_4_devel cvs tree if you have no particular reason to use another 

What processor do you use? What board? Is it a custom design or an existing 

You might be interested in u-boot also (the most commonly used bootloader for 
these kind of embedded processors).

> and where i can get the kernel for the same?

www.denx.de, but probably also from www.mvista.com, and many others.

> awaiting rpaly ASAP

I am OK with this, but "ASAP" does not sound as polite as you should be 
addressing a mailing list ;-)


David Jander
Protonic Holland.

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