[PATCH] raid6: altivec support

Kumar Gala kumar.gala at freescale.com
Thu Jan 20 01:54:49 EST 2005

On Jan 19, 2005, at 8:48 AM, David Woodhouse wrote:

> 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.

The funny thing is that one of the variants on ppc32 supports tag, 
value pairs

- kumar

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