[PATCH] raid6: altivec support

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at infradead.org
Thu Jan 20 01:48:03 EST 2005

On Wed, 2005-01-19 at 08:45 -0600, Kumar Gala wrote:
> We did talk about looking at using some work Ben did in ppc64 with OF 
> in ppc32.  John Masters was looking into this, but I havent heard much
> from him on it lately.
> The firmware interface on the ppc32 embedded side is some what broken 
> in my mind.

The binary structure which changes every few weeks and which is shared
between the bootloader and the kernel? Yeah, "somewhat broken" is one
way of putting it :)

The ARM kernel does it a lot better with tag,value pairs.


More information about the Linuxppc-dev mailing list