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From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: GRUB on OLPC / XO
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:48:52 +0100
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Robert Millan <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

Sure.  What you have is fine to me.

>> >> 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"

Found and replied.


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