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Re: MIPS 64?

To: Greg Lindahl <>
Subject: Re: MIPS 64?
From: Florian Lohoff <>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2002 18:47:30 +0200
Cc: Linux-MIPS <>
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Organization: rfc822 - pure communication
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On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 08:57:44AM -0700, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 12:06:45PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> >  Well, the surprise is going to happen in drivers, I'm afraid...
> Linux drivers as a whole are 64-bit clean; alpha's been around for a
> long time. MIPS-only devices might be dirtier.

Not really true - I just stumbled over the cyclades multiport driver
which says to work on alpha for a long time - But it doesnt on
Sparc64 due to the porters misunderstanding on typedefs for the 
driver internals. (Alpha and i386 are happy with char irqs e.g.).

Florian Lohoff                     +49-5201-669912
                        Heisenberg may have been here.

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