John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <> writes:
> Hi Benjamin!
> On 04/09/2018 01:06 AM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>> We aren't dropping support for any Freescale CPUs (BookE). Are you
>> really aware of anybody using a POWER4 though ? Those were huge
>> machines using a lot of electricity for little processing power by
>> today standards...
>> Note: We aren't removing 970 (aka G5) support, only server POWER4.
> I see, thanks for the heads-up. I was under the impression that the
> support for Freescale or PPC970 CPUs depended on POWER4 support in
> general as I thought this is shared code.
> If this affects heavy iron from IBM only, I'm fine with the code
> being removed. The Freescale and PPC970 stuff is still very actively
> used in any case.

OK great. Glad we haven't broken anything you're using!

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