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    Subject[PATCH 00/22] Cell patches for 2.6.20
    I'm trying to flush my patch queue again for 2.6.20, this is
    most of what has been coming in since the last submission
    to powerpc.git. Please review for inclusion in powerpc.git.

    As a quick overview, the patches contain:

    * new spufs file interfaces to support more gdb functionality,
    to look into the state of various HW registers without changing
    * core dump support for SPUs. When core dumping a task that has
    created SPU contexts, information about them will be included
    in the dump.
    * A rework of the SPU HW isolation support. Reusing an isolated
    SPU for another program now doesn't require a new spufs interface
    any more, which simplifies the implementation significantly.
    * A new oprofile model for using the profile event mechanism on
    the Cell Broadband Engine. This is only for PPE profiling so far,
    profiling SPU code is still work-in-progress.
    * Lots of bug fixes.

    I have some other patches in my cell kernel tree currently, which
    I'm not submitting myself, because I assume they will find their own
    way into the kernel:
    * Patches to the spidernet driver, these go through netdev
    * Support for the Playstation 3, the patches are currently under
    discussion, and I expect that Paul will take them directly once
    they are done.
    * xmon add-ons for debugging with SPUs. Waiting for a new version
    to be submitted.

    Arnd <><

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