32bit kernel

Armin Schindler mac at melware.de
Fri Sep 6 18:13:05 EST 2002

On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Peter Bergner wrote:
> Armin Schindler wrote:
> : Thanks, that is what I needed to know.
> : If I want to compile my own kernel, so I just need to set
> : it to POWER3 ? Which Kernel-Image do I have to use for yaboot ?
> I can't help you with building the ppc32 kernel as I only build
> the ppc64 kernel.  However, I think the kernel located in the
> SLES7 CD1: suse/images/k_chrp64.rpm rpm contains a ppc32 kernel
> you can use.

Thanks, I found out which Image to use. I compiled the SuSE kernel sources
2.4.16 ARCH=ppc and the Image linux/arch/ppc/boot/images/zImage.chrp-rs6k
works with yaboot on 44p/270.

Are there known differences between ppc and ppc64 regarding performance ?


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