Runtime Altivec detection

Anton Blanchard anton at
Sat Mar 8 04:37:18 EST 2003

> For some time now the Linux kernel has provided support for emulating
> the 'mfspr rd, PVR' instruction in user space.  Do this once, get the
> PVR and determine the processor type.

That will fail on a ppc64 box since we havent implemented that


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