Re: ppc e500v2 support?


Bruce Ashfield <bruce.ashfield@...>
 

On 10-11-04 09:53 AM, Leon Woestenberg wrote:
Hello Bruce,

On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Bruce Ashfield
<bruce.ashfield@windriver.com> wrote:
On 10-11-03 11:34 AM, Frans Meulenbroeks wrote:

I'm trying to add my powerpc board to yocto (as a test). This board
mpc8536ds has an e500v2 core. It works under OE (MACHINE =
When doing the initial freescale board work, I ran into
similar (same) problems with userspace (and gcc), and
ended up backing off to a more generic optimization level
to get things working. So there are a definitely few things
to do. I was experimenting with FPU settings, but haven't
gone back to look again.
Was combo did you see problems with?
It was particular to the mpc8315e config.


I added e500v2 support to OpenEmbedded more than one year ago and have
not seen issues yet in userspace GCC.
Recently been playing with SPE which also ran fine:
http://www.sidebranch.nl/spe-apu
Runtime on the target is fine, since this is all well known
and working (we've had SPE/e500/e500v2 BSPs working for
quite some time), the issue was specific to -Os and gcc 4.5
bootstrap building.

These have all largely been resolved now, and a minor kernel
patch has the powerpc kernel boot code building and working,
and cleanups can happen in our post yocto 0.9 efforts.

Cheers,

Bruce


Regards,

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