Re: [PATCH 0/4] ppc64: Introduce BPA platform

From: Sonny Rao
Date: Thu Apr 28 2005 - 10:07:25 EST

On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 09:54:00AM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This series of patches add support for a fifth platform type in the
> ppc64 architecture tree. The Broadband Processor Architecture (BPA)
> is currently used in a single machine from IBM, with others likely
> to be added at a later point.
> I already sent preparation patches before, these need to be applied
> on top of them.
> The first three patches add the actual platform code, which should
> be usable for any BPA compatible implementation.
> The final patch introduces a new file system to make use of the
> SPUs inside the processors. This patch is still in a prototype stage
> and not intended for merging yet.
> Arnd <><

Is BPA the same thing (architecture) as the STI Cell Processor?

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