On Wed, May 15, 2002 at 02:34:47PM -0700, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> So... I'm looking at porting Linux to a system with 1.5GiB of RAM.
> That kinda blows the 32-bit MIPS port option right out of the water...
Not unless you count bits differently than I do... 32-bit is 4 GiB. Is
there any reason MIPS has special problems in this area?
> What does it take to do a 64-bit port? The first problem I see is the
> boot loader -- do I have to be in 64-bit mode when the kernel starts,
> or can I start in 32-bit mode and then transfer to 64-bit mode?
> I looked in the arch/mips64/ directory, but I don't see much for
> specific boards there, but there are references to the Malta
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