Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
> > An Kernel with 64bit addresses is less compact and likely to run slower.
> > OTOH, a 64bit Kernel has certainly some hack value. :-)
> Note that the 5Kc is one of the new generation of MIPS64 parts
> that can enable 64-bit integer and floating point instructions without
> requiring that 64-bit addressing also be enabled in the kernel.
Sorry, but I can't see what's new here. AFAICS this possibility existed
already in MIPS III.
> Making Linux kernel support for this capability available is
> one of the things that we're working on. But it's not there yet.
I know. :-)