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Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH 0/8] target/ppc: switch fpr/vsrl registers so all
Re: [Qemu-ppc] [PATCH 0/8] target/ppc: switch fpr/vsrl registers so all VSX registers are in host endian order
Mon, 4 Mar 2019 16:43:09 +1100
On Sun, Mar 03, 2019 at 05:23:35PM +0000, Mark Cave-Ayland wrote:
> After some investigation into Andrew's report of corruption in his ppc64le
> tests at https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2019-02/msg07234.html,
> discovered the underlying cause was that the first 32 VSX registers are not
> stored in host endian order.
> This is something that Richard and I had discussed before, but missed that
> VSX if you have source registers from different register sets then even
> operations will give you the wrong result.
> Rather than revert 7b8fe477e1 "target/ppc: convert VSX logical operations to
> vector operations" let's keep the use of the accelerated vector instructions,
> and instead fix the real problem which is to switch the first 32 VSX registers
> to host endian order matching the VMX registers.
> Patches 1-5 aim to consolidate the offset calculations for both CPUPPCState
> and the associated _ptr() functions into one single place.
> With this preliminary work complete, patch 6 switches the first 32 registers
> into host endian order without too much difficulty.
> Finally now that all VSX registers are stored in the same way, the vsr offset
> functions and get_cpu_vsrh()/get_cpu_vsrl() can be simplified accordingly.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Cave-Ayland <address@hidden>
I've applied the first two patches. The rest I'll wait on a respin
addressing Richard's comments.
> Mark Cave-Ayland (8):
> target/ppc: introduce single fpr_offset() function
> target/ppc: introduce single vsrl_offset() function
> target/ppc: move Vsr* macros from internal.h to cpu.h
> target/ppc: introduce avrh_offset() and avrl_offset() functions
> target/ppc: introduce avr_offset() function
> target/ppc: switch fpr/vsrl registers so all VSX registers are in host
> endian order
> target/ppc: introduce vsrh_offset() function
> target/ppc: simplify get_cpu_vsrh() and get_cpu_vsrl() functions
> target/ppc/cpu.h | 56
> target/ppc/internal.h | 27 +++---------------
> target/ppc/machine.c | 8 +++---
> target/ppc/translate.c | 28 ++++++++-----------
> target/ppc/translate/vmx-impl.inc.c | 27 ++++++++----------
> target/ppc/translate/vsx-impl.inc.c | 39 +++-----------------------
> 6 files changed, 88 insertions(+), 97 deletions(-)
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