`tlbiel' instruction still breaks POWER3 on 2.6.0

Anton Blanchard anton at samba.org
Fri Jan 23 09:02:28 EST 2004

> I know this has been discussed before.  Stock 2.6.0 won't boot power3
> because of the infamous 'tlbiel' instruction stuff.
> 'arch/ppc64/Makefile' is also hardcoded to power4 via -mcpu=power4.  I
> know about the workaround and have gotten a kernel to boot.  Is there a
> rolled up patch in another ppc64 tree (ameslab, rsync)?  Could we get it
> pushed into 2.6?

2.6.0 is ancient :) The fix is in current linus BK and ameslab-2.5


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