[J-core] Instruction Request: Dedicated CPUID Function

Rob Landley rob at landley.net
Mon Oct 23 21:03:39 EDT 2017

On 10/23/2017 06:11 PM, D. Jeff Dionne wrote:
> My point is there is n bytes of storage practically available on chip
> for that, where 128 <= n <= 2k.  At 2k, it's already 1/4 of a nice,
> practical on chip 1st stage bootloader...

The kernel already knows how to gunzip itself during early boot, can we
teach it to decompress the device tree? If so that gives us 2-4x the

  $ ls -l net/sysctl_net.c
  -rw-rw-r-- 1 landley landley 3042 Jun 11 12:40 net/sysctl_net.c
  $ cat net/sysctl_net.c | gzip -9 | wc -c


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