[Linux-Xtensa] SMP kernel with Xtensa ISS.

linux-xtensa at linux-xtensa.org linux-xtensa at linux-xtensa.org
Thu Apr 2 12:39:54 PDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 7:12 PM,  <linux-xtensa at linux-xtensa.org> wrote:
> Hao Shen wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have found much Linux SMP kernel porting discussion in this mailing
>> list. I would like to know is there anyone who uses the Xtensa ISS and
>> XTSC environment for the Linux SMP kernel?
>> More directly, I have met a problem how to make the data cache
>> coherent with the SMP architecture by using XTSC environment?
> The SMP hardware support, while well tested here at Tensilica, is not
> part of the RB release; nor is the corresponding XTSC and XTMP support.
> If you want early access, I suggest you contact Tensilica sales/support.
> I don't know what's possible with existing RB, given, for example,
> the processor needs a snoop interface (not in currently released RB).

That really makes me sad. As I am an academic user, I don't know if
this new version could be not available for me....

> -Marc
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Hao Shen

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