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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] ARM: remove support for NOMMU ARMv4/v5
On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 5:38 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@kernel.org> wrote:

> Any opinion on removing CPU_ARM{7TDMI,740T,940T,946E}?

7TDMI was/is extremely prolific, it is everywhere (such as in CSR/SiRF
GPS chips, SD cards, hard disks, a lot of sensors and what not).

That said I have never seen one of these systems with enough memory
to boot a recent Linux kernel. I think with the failure to push the kernel
footprint down (due to lack of interest) they don't really have a future as
Linux targets. They all run $small_os.

Yours,
Linus Walleij

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