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SubjectRe: Old platforms: bring out your dead
On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 09:59:23AM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 11, 2021 at 9:19 AM Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 8, 2021 at 11:55 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org> wrote:
> > > * MIPS R3000/TX39xx: 32-bit MIPS-II generation, mostly superseded by
> > > 64-bit MIPS-III (R4000 and higher) starting in 1991. arch/mips still
> > > supports these in DECstation and Toshiba Txx9, but it appears that most
> > > of those machines are of the 64-bit kind. Later MIPS32 such as 4Kc and
> > > later are rather different and widely used.
> >
> > I have a (32-bit) RBTX4927 development board in my board farm, boot-test
> > every bi-weekly renesas-drivers release on it, and fix kernel issues
> > when they appear.
>
> Right, I was specifically thinking of the MIPS-II/R3000 ones here, I know
> there are users on multiple actively maintained MIPS-III platforms.

Maciej still runs R3k based machines.

Thomas.

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