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SubjectRe: Linux and RS/6000 250
On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 06:10:51PM +0100, Dominik Kubla wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 05:47:42PM +0100, Sven.Riedel@tu-clausthal.de wrote:
> > On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 02:40:38PM +0100, Dominik Kubla wrote:
> > > Add a 350 from me. But the problem is not just the PPC/MCA combination,
> > > but also the CPU. It's Power, not PowerPC!
> >
> > Really? The IBM website says the following:
> >
> > <quote>
> > The IBM* RS/6000 Model 250 is flexible and powerful, and performs well
> > as either a graphics workstation or a server. Driven by a 66MHz PowerPC
> > 601* microprocessor,[...]
> > </quote>
> ...
> > Marketing strikes again, eh? :/
>
> No, i screwed up. The 250 and the 43P user PowerPC...

The 7011-250 uses a PowerPC 601, which may or may not be happy with
arch/ppc. The 7248 (PReP-based 43P) uses a PowerPC 604 and should run
fine. The 7043 (CHRP-based 43P) uses a PowerPC 604e and should also run
fine.

Joel


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