Re: PPC subarches
Turbo Fredriksson writes:
> What are all those subarchitectures (pmac, chrp, chrp-rs6k and prep)
> and why are they special? Why do they warrant their own kernel?
The pmac subarch has bootloaders which can boot the kernel as an
uncompressed ELF file, and also load a separate ramdisk from a
separate file. The others need to boot the kernel directly from their
firmware, and require a compressed kernel image with subarch specific
bootcode and optionally a ramdisk glued to it.
> Is the AmigaONE a subarch, or it's own flavor?
Please remind me, what processor does the thing have and how do you boot it?
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