[PATCH 1/1] UBUNTU: [Config] ppc64el: build for Power8 not Power7
daniel.axtens at canonical.com
Thu Jun 22 13:19:46 UTC 2017
My apologies; this is targeting Zesty. I forgot to add that to the subject
We could backport it further, but the only really convincing SRU case I can
make is for XDP which only arrived in 4.8.
On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:14 PM, Seth Forshee <seth.forshee at canonical.com>
> On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:23:09AM +1000, Daniel Axtens wrote:
> > BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1699627
> > Switch from building ppc64el with CPU_POWER7 to CPU_POWER8.
> > This enables HAVE_EFFICIENT_UNALIGEND_ACCESS, which:
> > - makes some things faster
> > - allows more eBPF programs (e.g. for XDP) to validate
> > CC: Michael Ellerman <mpe at ellerman.id.au>
> > Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <daniel.axtens at canonical.com>
> Not sure which series this is targeting, but I'll note that the configs
> in artful/master-next and unstable already have CONFIG_POWER7_CPU=n and
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