Subject: Re: [openrisc] OpenRISC port to NetBSD
To: Matjaz Breskvar <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/21/2004 09:48:09
On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 08:29:55AM +0100, Matjaz Breskvar wrote:
> I'd suggest you take a look and possibly reuse low level stuff
> from linux kernel or32 port (linux/arch/or32/kernel/head.S and entry.S, 
> can be found in the opencores cvs). This will probably save you a lot 
> of time since most of it can be used unchanged (the iTLB and dTLB miss 
> handlers, exception handlers...). 

I'd suggest that you do *not* do that, if you want your port to become
part of the official NetBSD distribution, at least.  Cut-and-pasting
GPLed code into BSD-licensed kernels is really not okay.

 Thor Lancelot Simon	                            

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