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Re: sarge kernel frozen (2.4.27 and 2.6.8), and plans for post-sarge powerpc kernels.

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 09:58 +0200, Gabriel Paubert wrote:

> As I said above, some embedded CPU really need different mm handling.
> BookE is an abomination, and fun with the 64 bit BookE implemetations
> if they come one day: they use different instruction encoding than
> standard PPC64.

I think the whole idea of 64 bits bookE was trashed ... at least I hope
so, I remember hearing something around those lines though.

> As said above, I might try to push upstream patches to merge PreP,
> PowerPlus and MVME5100. But these are not really embedded boards,
> except for memory size (I have to run in 16MB, root on NFS, no disk,
> no swap, serial console only). I'm starting this week to resurrect 
> my old bootloader which included an x86 emulator to initialize VGA 
> boards by running their BIOS code.

Good :)

> However, I'll still compile my kernels. So I don't care very much
> about what you put in the package.
> 	Regards,
> 	Gabriel
Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>

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