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LinuxDevices: ARMv6 Support Added to Linux 2.6, GCC

Mar 31, 2004, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Embedded RISC core vendor ARM says Linux 2.6 and the GNU tools now support the ARMv6 Instruction Set Architecture (ISA). ARMv6 patches were accepted from ARM kernel legend Russell King into the 2.6.0-test4 release, and ARM has worked to bring ARMv6 support to the GNU GCC tool chain as well.

"ARMv6 is part of the ARM11 micro-architecture, licensed by ARM as intellectual property that can be incorporated into custom microprocessor designs..."

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