[Fwd: [PATCH] ppc64: 2.6 altivec support, sys_swapcontext & signal32 rework]

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Mon Dec 8 10:28:19 EST 2003

On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 07:40, Steve Munroe wrote:
> Ben thanks.
> With Tom Gall's I have your kernel running on my G5. This was pull from
> your BK about our Friday noon. We had a few glitches and had to deconfigure
> NVRAM and pmac_seriel.

Ah ? I have both working here. I use pmac_zilog for serial console
using a stealth serial adapter and nvram works fine so far. What kind
of glitches did you have ?

> The plan is to build glibc with some VMX patches and start testing next
> week.

Great !

Note that paulus also noticed that the saved_msr & saved_ee thingy
in the ppc64 signal handling appear to be broken (and makes little
sense in the first place). The plan is to remove it completely. I'll
do that later this week.


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