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Re: ppc64el porter situation

On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 03:58:21PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 03:54:43PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > I think Freescala/NXP might disagree.  Not sure if the e6500 core could
> > ruin ppc64el or not, but they certainly make a lot of powerpc chips.
> That should have said 'run' not 'ruin'.  That would have been rather
> interesting otherwise.

Freescala/NXP is not even on the OpenPOWER member list - this is not the 
old power.org

For their network processors Freescala/NXP is moving away from PowerPC, 
and their first ARM based network processors are already on the market.

> Len Sorensen



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       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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