[lowrisc-dev] How to Contribute?

Mahesh Dananjaya dananjayamahesh at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 07:17:30 BST 2017


Hi Alex,
Any further information on this?. [1] Is this the relevant repo?.Thankz.
regards,
[1]https://github.com/lowRISC/minion_subsystem

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 6:01 PM, Mahesh Dananjaya <dananjayamahesh at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Alex,
> Thank you very much for the information. I am planning to contribute
> LowRISC and RISC-V in long term, particularly for next few years. Yeah, I
> have a good experience in SDN, but with a particular emphasis on hardware
> architecture. But most of my research are focusing on
> multi-core/multi-processor architecture and high performance computing
> areas. But I am not limited to these areas and willing to learn new areas.
> Therefore lets meet and decide what is good for both lowRISC and myself.
> BTW, I am reading some tutorials and try to get some ground understanding.
> I am very happy to contribute to the project. Lets hangout (or  skype). It
> will be really helpful. Let me know any convenient time for you. I will be
> free for couple of days (for 7 days) after 8th of this month. Thankz.
> Cheers!!
> BR,
> Mahesh.
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 1:44 PM, Alex Bradbury <asb at asbradbury.org> wrote:
>
>> On 5 April 2017 at 08:45, Mahesh Dananjaya <dananjayamahesh at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > I am happy to contribute to LowRISC if there is a chance. Currently I am
>> > getting familiar with RISC-V. I have seen some projects in your GSOC
>> > idealist. But i couldn't participate this time. And also can someone
>> give a
>> > idea of where to start?. I have seen lots of project in your github
>> page. I
>> > am very familiar with computer architecture and system design. Any
>> > information regarding this is highly appreciated. I am looking forward
>> to
>> > contribute to the lowRISC in long term. Thankz. Cheers.!!
>> > regards,
>>
>> Hi Mahesh, many many thanks for getting in touch and for your interest
>> in contributing. The GSoC ideas list obviously gives a sampling of
>> possible projects, but lowRISC is a huge project so there's no
>> shortage of potential topics.
>>
>> Looking at our documentation <http://www.lowrisc.org/docs/> should
>> give you a good idea of what we have now - we're very close to
>> releasing the 0.4 point release which will update that documentation
>> and add tag cache optimisations, a way of enforcing rules on tags, and
>> an initial integration of minion cores.
>>
>> It partly depends what size project you're looking for. We've recently
>> thought about experimenting with the minion concept for higher speed
>> protocols (e.g. Ethernet), and there's obviously a huge amount of work
>> there in terms of determining what custom accelerators or instruction
>> set extensions might be necessary to support that sort of use case.
>> Given your interest in software defined networking, perhaps you have
>> ideas in this area? It all depends of course if you have other goals
>> in contributing, e.g. some people are specifically looking to branch
>> out into an area they're less familiar with.
>>
>> I'd be happy to set up a skype/hangout to discuss potential ways of
>> contributing further, if you think that would be helpful.
>>
>> Thanks again!
>>
>> Alex
>>
>
>
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