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From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: GRUB on OLPC / XO
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:32:01 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Tue, Jan 15, 2008 at 01:23:30PM +0100, Marco Gerards wrote:
> > OFW expects %eax to be the first parameter in callbacks.  Other than this,
> > I assumed -mregparm is a useful size optimization.  Is that not it?  Why
> > do we have it on i386-pc then?
> On i386-pc the size restrictions are more important.  On OF the binary
> is loaded from the filesystem.

We need at least -mregparm=1.  Does it make sense to move from 3 to 1 ?  I
think it's better to stay at 3 for consistency.

> >> Why do you do this?  Isn't this information available in native byte order?
> >
> > See my other mail about IEEE-1275 and endianess.
> Which subject?

  "[PATCH] fix endianess in IEEE-1275 integer properties"

Robert Millan

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