John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaub...@physik.fu-berlin.de> 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! Feel free to subscribe to linuxppc-dev of course ;) cheers