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Re: New portmaster for NetBSD/ofppc
Hi Tim, all,
On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 01:33:42PM -0700, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> It is slightly confusing. Here is the breakdown for IBM RS/6000 machines:
> ofppc: CHRP (OpenFirmware) based RS/6000's. Generally black machines.
> prep: PReP based machines. Beige with PCI.
> rs6000: (in progress still) Beige with MCA.
> The differences in the machines is basically the firmware they ship with, and
> that is the dividing line for which port they run. This is generally the case
> with most of the PowerPC ports, the firmware is what divides them up.
> Anything reasonably new from IBM will be targeted on ofppc, as they stopped
> shipping PReP based machines many years ago.
Is it documented somewhere?
Jeremie Le Hen
< jeremie at le-hen dot org >< ttz at chchile dot org >
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