[parisc-linux] vmlinux in C360

Matthew Wilcox Matthew.Wilcox@genedata.com
Wed, 7 Jul 1999 18:05:26 +0200

On Wed, Jul 07, 1999 at 05:23:38PM +0200, Philipp Rumpf wrote:
> > > I have problems with Linux on C360. Here is what I tried:
> > 
> > According to http://www.hp.com/unixwork/hpc360/page6.htm, the C360
> > has a PA-8500 CPU which is PA-RISC version 2.0.  This port is
> > currently only targetting the PA-RISC 1.1 family of processors since
> > this is where most of the demand is.  In time, I'm sure we will
> > support the PA-RISC 2.0 series of processors, but we don't right now.
> Still, I _think_ we should be able to run the kernel on PA2.0 in narrow mode.
> As soon as I can get my hands on a PA2.0 box, I can test that.

I think you're right for the moment.  The TLB instructions are 
different between the two variants though; maybe there's some other

I guess the bootloader needs to force the W bit to 0?  I note that on
an interruption, the W bit is set to the value of the default width
bit, but how to set the default width bit is implementation defined. 
Anyone care to hint at how to set the default width bit too?

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