[PATCH] raid6: altivec support

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Jan 21 04:55:38 EST 2005

On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 08:41:25PM +1100, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> 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 

It really is a great idea, but I think it will just move the ire from
(serial infos, IRQ table, ?) being in platforms/fooboard.[ch] to
platforms/fooboard.h or platforms/fooboard_bootinfos.h

So lets just hope ppc64 keeps getting ignored :)

Tom Rini

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