[RC5] rc5 and 2xPowerPC-RS64-III

Greg Wooledge greg at wooledge.org
Wed Jun 19 19:41:30 EDT 2002

Jim C. Nasby (jim at nasby.net) wrote:

> First, RS6000s don't use PowerPC, they use Power CPU.

Some RS/6000 machines do indeed use PowerPC CPUs.  The original PowerPC
(the 601), in fact, was able to run POWER architecture code natively;
after that, however, they dropped the backward compatibility circuitry.

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