[Skiboot] [PATCH v4 00/15] little endian skiboot

Stewart Smith stewart at flamingspork.com
Fri Oct 11 02:19:30 AEDT 2019

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019, at 4:49 PM, Nicholas Piggin wrote:
> A few reasons for this:
> - The rest of the software is moving (moved) to LE. BE is still
>   supported, but the fact is LE will be better tested from now on in
>   terms of toolchain.

That alone is a pretty solid reason. I wonder how on top of this other firmware components are? Hostboot could probably save a *lot* of boot time and thrashing if it switched.
> XICS, XICS-on-XIVE, KVM, VAS, and niche features have not been tested
> yet, but at this point it's complete enough that it's easy to work on
> and improve so I think it is ready for proper submission now.

i.e. all the things there's no op-test test for? :)

> Since v3:
> - Several fixes to cvc code, including a stack trashing bug that would
>   sometimes result in skiboots that failed container verification,
>   depending on where the compiler put things.

that looks like it would have been a fun one to find

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