[patch 3/3] cell: prevent alignment interrupt on local store

Olaf Hering olaf at aepfle.de
Thu Apr 12 14:23:37 EST 2007

On Wed, Apr 11, Segher Boessenkool wrote:

> This isn't just a kernel issue either; the same holds
> for all of userspace.  It seems to me the only way to
> get good performance on both Cell and all other platforms
> is to have a separate binary distribution for Cell.

How much will this impact performance on a 970, 74xx or POWER6 if
everything gets compiled with '--mcpu=$cell', compared to what is used
today? One gets at least altivec that way.

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