[Bionic][SRU][Power] Fix PowerPC 842 hardware compression support

Manoj Iyer manoj.iyer at canonical.com
Wed May 22 17:13:07 UTC 2019

Please consider the following SRU to Bionic that was considered by IBM
as a critical fix to nx-842 modules. The patch fixes PowerPC 842 
hardware compression support, that effects workloads like zswap and
others that exploit the 842 hardware compression available on Power

A test kernel is available in the PPA ppa:ubuntu-power-triage/lp1827755
and test results posted by IBM is available in Comment #5 in the bug
report (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-power-systems/+bug/1827755)

Manoj Iyer

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