Subject: Re: Porting to IBM Risc 6000
To: David Edelsohn <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 08/10/2002 09:32:18
At 09:20 AM 8/10/2002, David Edelsohn wrote:
>         Power3 and RS64 have BATs, Power4 does not.

Whew!  Does Power4 have locked (hopefully variable sized) TLB
entries?  (which are what BATs really are)

Also, is the 64-bit PowerPC ELF ABI document available somewhere?

The more I investigate, the more I leaning to do a ppc64 kernel
with COMPAT_NETBSD32 support.

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