crc32c-intel vs crc32c
According to http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=608538
crc32c-intel NEVER gets autoloaded, crc32c is always preferred.
Probably we want to build it in the kernel?
On Wed, Feb 09, 2011, Loïc Minier wrote:
> Hi folks
> While looking into an ARM specific issue today (LP #715835) I noticed
> that we build crc32c into the kernel for x86/x86-64 kernels in Ubuntu,
> but that we only build crc32c-intel as a module.
> Thanks to some magic, crc32c-intel ends up in the initrd, and might or
> might not get loaded from there on.
> Would someone mind checking whether crc32c-intel gets loaded on SSE 4.2
> hardware? (I don't have that)
> Maybe it would make sense to build this module in the kernel? This is
> particularly relevant if it does NOT get loaded on boot on SSE 4.2
> Loïc Minier
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