|[News] What a PPC linux kernel hacker thinks about the Articia||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 14-Jun-2004 23:52 GMT by JohnV||68 comments|
Here's what Benjamin Herrenschmidt, a respectable linuxPPC kernel hacker
thinks about the Articia.
is some interesting thread about the Articia. Note that Benjamin Herrenschmidt
is a clued linuxPPC kernel hacker with lot of
experience. Here's what he thinks about the Articia "features":|
It's basically incompetent northbridge design.
No, that means the HW is a Piece Of Shit !
Cache coherency is a basic feature of anything claiming to be used as a
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|What a PPC linux kernel hacker thinks about the Articia : Comment 34 of 68||ANN.lu|
|Posted by Anonymous on 15-Jun-2004 10:04 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 5 (Ben Hermans (Hyperion)):|
>There are no problems with the MAI northbridge, in fact you will see os4 and the >linux kernal using the extra features that MAI provides.
In the post Benjamin Herrenschmidt clearly say that it _could_ work:
>_HOWEVER_, doing that in a northbridge for anything but an embedded CPU,
>especially a CPU of the 6xx/7xxx family is just insane. It's basically
>incompetent northbridge design
But that it's not smart at all, that's even "insane"
Ben Hermans: maybe you should stop lying to people ...
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