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Re: MIPS64 status?

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <>
Subject: Re: MIPS64 status?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 15:23:55 -0800
Cc: Dominic Sweetman <>, Matthew Dharm <>,
In-reply-to: <00ee01c19cfa$ab8d3640$0deca8c0@Ulysses>; from on Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 01:54:42PM +0100
References: <> <> <00ee01c19cfa$ab8d3640$0deca8c0@Ulysses>
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On Mon, Jan 14, 2002 at 01:54:42PM +0100, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:

> The official MIPS64[tm] architecture spec from MIPS 
> Technologies also provides a bit (Status.PX) which enables
> the 64-bit data path without affecting address generation
> and translation, which removes this quirk.  Only the very
> most recent 64-bit cores and CPUs implement it, however.

And Linux doesn't use PX at all.


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