[PATCH] raid6: altivec support

Paul Mackerras paulus at samba.org
Wed Jan 19 20:41:25 EST 2005

David Woodhouse writes:

> 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?

I'm going to insist that every new ppc64 platform supplies a device
tree.  They don't have to have OF but they do need to have the booter
or wrapper supply a flattened device tree (which is just a few kB of
binary data as far as the booter/wrapper is concerned).  It doesn't
have to include all the 

As for merging ppc32 and ppc64, I think it would end up an awful ifdef
mess, but if you can see a clean way to do it, send me a patch. :)

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