Subject: Re: FDDI
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: One Without Reason <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/16/2001 13:12:52
On Tue, 16 Oct 2001, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

>  > want to take a crack at getting one working?  I'd do it myself, but I am
>  > hip-deep in porting the GNU toolchain to the standard S/390 instruction
>  > set.
> Isn't the s390 already supported by the (gcc 3.x branch and trunk) GNU
> toolchain?

Sort of.  It supports the S/390 G4 and higher.  Doesn't support the S/390
G1, the ES/9000, or others.  Basically what I am doing is to move all the
code for the S/390-Ri4+ instruction set onto its own compiler flag.  
Finding exactly where all these instructions are is taking time.  It'll
take me another month or so.  When I am done, though, I will be able to
get the NetBSD kernel working on any IBM mainframe newer than the ES/9000
9021, and maybe even older systems than that.

Peace...  Sridhar