[PATCH] raid6: altivec support
kumar.gala at freescale.com
Thu Jan 20 02:15:23 EST 2005
On Jan 19, 2005, at 9:08 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Jan 2005, 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
> > > from him on it lately.
> > >
> > > The firmware interface on the ppc32 embedded side is some what
> > > in my mind.
> > The binary structure which changes every few weeks and which is
> > between the bootloader and the kernel? Yeah, "somewhat broken" is
> > way of putting it :)
> > The ARM kernel does it a lot better with tag,value pairs.
> As does m68k... That's why we never got beyond bootinfo major version
Out of interest, on ARM & m68k I would assume that the list of tag's
gets added to over time?
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