[PATCH] ppc64: Detect altivec via firmware on unknown CPUs

Michal Ostrowski mostrows at watson.ibm.com
Fri Jul 29 00:51:35 EST 2005

Following the application of this patch, if somebody (e.g. me) tries to boot
a kernel without CONFIG_ALTIVEC using a root filesystem (and a glibc)
that does use altivec, the boot just seems to hang with no errors or
explanation.   Is there some sane way to report this?

Michal Ostrowski
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