Re: Fast 64-bit keysearch engine

Darrell Kindred (dkindred@cmu.edu)
Tue, 29 Apr 1997 00:32:21 -0400


Matthew Schnee writes:
> PowerPC processors are also 64 bits.
>
> This code will also help out Newer RS/6000's and
> Power Macs
[...]
> RPI has quite a few PowerPC RS/6000's that would benefit from this code

I'd love to be corrected, but it's my impression that only
the PowerPC 620 is 64-bit, and that this chip is not used in
any Power Macs or RS/6000 machines. There's a bit of info
on this here:

http://pscc.dfw.ibm.com/aixtra/aixtra8/tech/64-1.htm

- Darrell