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Re: [PATCH] added Loongson cpu-feature-overrides.h

To: Zhang Le <r0bertz@gentoo.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] added Loongson cpu-feature-overrides.h
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 13:16:53 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 01:16:07PM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> > I have taken Wu Zhangjin's and Philippe Vachon's version as references, did 
> > a
> > little modification and tested on 16K page size kernel. It works well.
> > 
> > Unfornately although it already has defined cpu_has_dc_aliases as 1, 4k page
> > size still not working. More work needed here.
> 
> Adding this file is only a matter of kernel optimization.  You may have
> saved as much as several hundred kb!  But it won't get a kernel
> that wasn't working before to work.  If anything the opposite ...

Forgot to say that I applied your patch.

Thanks!

  Ralf

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