[PATCH 0/2] Support the new PPC476 processor

Sérgio Durigan Júnior sergiodj@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Dec 17 16:15:00 GMT 2009

Hi Joel,

On Thursday 17 December 2009, Joel Brobecker wrote:
> I'm very excited to see hardware-accelerated condition evaluation.
> I'll take a look at the patches for sure.


> Regarding the need for very recent kernel headers, it might be an issue.
> I assume the missing pieces are for the special kinds of watchpoints and
> breakpoints. Is there a way to disable just this code if the kernel
> is not recent enough?

Yeah, we will certainly want to disable this special code if the kernel 
doesn't support the feature.  We will post a patch for it ASAP, but it 
shouldn't change anything important on the current version of the patch, so if 
you want to start reviewing it, be my guest :-).

Thank you,

Sérgio Durigan Júnior
Linux on Power Toolchain - Software Engineer
Linux Technology Center - LTC
IBM Brazil

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