[PATCH] raid6: altivec support

Kumar Gala kumar.gala at freescale.com
Thu Jan 20 01:45:19 EST 2005


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.

- kumar

On Jan 19, 2005, at 1:43 AM, David Woodhouse wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-01-19 at 15:11 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>  > We should probably "backport" that simplification to ppc32...
> Yeah.... I'm increasingly tempted to merge ppc32/ppc64 into one arch
>  like mips/parisc/s390. Or would that get vetoed on the basis that we
>  don't have all that horrid non-OF platform support in ppc64 yet, and
> we're still kidding ourselves that all those embedded vendors will
>  either not notice ppc64 or will use OF?
> -- 
> dwmw2
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