[Libre-soc-dev] daily kan-ban update 27aug2020

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 19:28:23 BST 2020

On Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 11:14 AM Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
> On Thursday, August 27, 2020, Cole Poirier <colepoirier at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Oy! Quite the process, will this be made significantly easier by the
> > patch you just sent the microwatt team? or is that just a minor
> > modification?
> it was essential even as part of that insanely laborious process.

>From your below comment, yes, wow!!

> without the patch there was no log at *all* of what CR or XER were even set
> to.

Basically a non-starter without your patch.

> the "correct" way is to add XER and CR reading to core_debug.vhdl which of
> course means adding interfaces to cr_regs.vhdl as well.
> unfortunately XER is complicated by half of it being in cr_regs and the
> other parts in the "fast" parts of the integer regfile.
> this is therefore a lot more work than i am happy with.

Yes, that seems like a *really* substantial modification.


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