Fedora: Support for new PA6T systems (ppc32)
chzigotzky at xenosoft.de
Sun May 18 03:38:34 UTC 2014
Am 18.05.14 00:20, schrieb Al Dunsmuir:
> On Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8:52:55 AM, Christian Zigotzky wrote:
>> A-EON had sold a lot of new PA6T systems
>> (http://www.a-eon.com/?page=nemo), last year. And there are lot of PA6T
>> systems to buy
>> It would be a pity to remove ppc32 support because 64-bit packages won't
>> work. The PA6T is not compatible (enough) to Power5 or newer which is
>> the minimum requirement for 64-bit Fedora to work.
> ppc64 is focussing on modern 64-bit architecture levels, and likely
> wants to exploit the new instruction sets for best performance. That
> is entirely reasonable.
> Some questions:
> 1) Is the PA6T Linux kernel that you have 32-bit, or 64 bit?
It's 64-bit. For example Ubuntu. We use a 32-bit userland with a 64-bit
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