Port-powerpc archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: Synology DS109+ booting NetBSD (to root prompt)

On Aug 9, 2012, at 6:03 AM, Radoslaw Kujawa wrote:

> On Aug 9, 2012, at 2:44 PM, Greg Troxel <gdt%ir.bbn.com@localhost> wrote:
>> Why do we have to have so many different 'arches'?  I get it that some
>> processor families are different enough that one can't
>> (currently/easily) build a single kernel that supports both, but I think
>> we already have that, and I don't see the benefit of splitting to many.
>> I could see ppc vs ppce (booke ppc), but I'm boggled by evbpcc and
>> nasppc being different.  What's the reason it can't fit in one?
> And what about ppc440 support (not existing yet)? I does not fit into any 
> current PPC sub architecture (405, OEA, BOOKE) support… 

440 fits under booke.  Support just hasn't risen to the top of my stack
but I designed the booke support so the 440 can just slide right in.

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index