[fpc-devel] Building for powerpc on FC4 seems to fail

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue Aug 16 18:01:54 CEST 2005

On 16 aug 2005, at 17:54, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> wer and PowerPC have been sort of merged quite a while ago already  
> and use the same instruction set now (at least from a non-OS  
> developer point-of-view). But it's indeed quite probable that the  
> cache line size on a Power5 is larger than 32 bytes (the G5 was  
> derived from the Power4).

Power5 has mixed 128 (L2) 256 (L3) byte cache lines (slide 18):

Not sure how this works with dcbz, but most definitely not in a way  
it's used in the RTL.


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