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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Boot log for Linux PPC64 on POWER3 hardware
On Fri, Feb 23, Peter Samuelson wrote:

>
> [Peter Bergner]
> > The following is a boot log for a 64 bit port of Linux for IBM's 64
> > bit PowerPC processors. This log was made on a pSeries model 270
> > which uses a POWER3 microprocessor.
>
> Impressive. One question, though --
>
> > starting cpu /cpus/PowerPC,POWER3@1...ok
> > starting cpu /cpus/PowerPC,POWER3@2...ok
> > starting cpu /cpus/PowerPC,POWER3@3...ok
>
> You have 4 CPUs?

It has 4 CPUs.

> > OpenPIC Version 1.2 (8 CPUs and 32 IRQ sources) at e000000001002000
> > OpenPIC timer frequency is 0 MHz
>
> ...or is it 8 CPUs?

The controller can handle 8 CPUs.

> > swamsauger:~ # uname -a
> > Linux swamsauger 2.4.0-tg11 #188 Thu Feb 22 19:55:45 CST 2001 ppc64 unknown
> > swamsauger:~ #
> > swamsauger:~ # cat /proc/cpuinfo
> > processor : 0
>
> ...or just one CPU?

The (native) 64bit port can handle only one CPU right now.

mandarine:~/kernel # cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
cpu : POWER3 (630+)
clock : 375MHz
revision : 1.4
bogomips : 749.24

processor : 1
cpu : POWER3 (630+)
clock : 375MHz
revision : 1.4
bogomips : 749.24

processor : 2
cpu : POWER3 (630+)
clock : 375MHz
revision : 1.4
bogomips : 749.24

processor : 3
cpu : POWER3 (630+)
clock : 375MHz
revision : 1.4
bogomips : 749.24

total bogomips : 2995.49
zero pages : total: 0 (0Kb) current: 0 (0Kb) hits: 0/0 (0%)
machine : CHRP IBM,7026-B80

Thats the power3 kernel in 32bit emulation mode for that 64bit CPU.




Gruss Olaf

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