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Re: MIPS64

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Subject: Re: MIPS64
From: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>
Date: Sun, 22 Aug 1999 18:12:25 -0400
Cc: <linux@engr.sgi.com>, <linux-mips@fnet.fr>, <linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu>
References: <19990822141504.A15701@uni-koblenz.de> <00ee01beece1$18b16bf0$b8119526@ltc.com> <19990822231747.D16497@uni-koblenz.de>
> > Good news.  I think this is a good move, especially if a flood of new
ports
> > to new device starts pouring in from our project (LinuxCE).  There are
> > already three new platoforms and two new processors on the drawing board
> > now.
>
> Note that it's not compeltly impossible, just unattractive to make a
> generic kernel.  So if necessary we can do it.

I'm also thinking that platform-specifc kernels will be smaller and
potentially faster (less indirection), which is especially important on
platforms like the Clio and Cassiopea.

Regards,
Brad

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