Subject: Re: True 64bit OS ?
To: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Warner Losh <email@example.com>
Date: 07/07/1997 15:49:44
In message <199707072126.OAA03217@andare.fugue.com> Ted Lemon writes:
: The only platform I know of where this distinction might be
: interesting is the MIPS R4000 and later processers, which actually
: have 32- and 64-bit modes. Maybe Jonathan Stone or Per Fogelstrom
: can speak to the state of the implementation on those CPUs...
I'm almost positive that the current R4xxx implementations are 32-bit
based. Per keeps making noises about making them 64bit, at least in
the kernel, but I don't know what the status of that work is.