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SubjectRe: arch/86: AVX RAID5 xor checksumming
On Tue, 10 Apr 2012 10:37:00 -0700 "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> wrote:

> On 04/10/2012 10:22 AM, Jim Kukunas wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> >
> > The following patch adds an AVX implementation of the RAID5 xor checksumming
> > functions.
> >
> > Based on xor_speed, the AVX implementation appears to be ~32% faster than the
> > SSE implementation on my i7 2600:
> >
> > generic_sse: 15088.000 MB/sec
> > avx: 19936.000 MB/sec
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
>
> I think this (and the SSSE3 patches for RAID-6) should go in via the
> RAID tree. Neil, do you agree?

I'm happy to take the SSSE3 RAID-6 patches as they only affect lib/raid6, but
I felt that this one - being purely in arch/x86 - should probably go via the
x86 tree.
However I'm flexible and if you (collectively) are happy with these patches
going in through my tree, I'll do that.

Thanks,
NeilBrown

>
> However,
>
> Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
>
> -hpa

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