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

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Apr 12 15:26:06 EST 2007

On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 06:23 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> 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.

Gets altivec and stops working on POWER5 ? no deal :-)


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