[lowrisc-dev] How to Contribute?

Alex Bradbury asb at asbradbury.org
Thu Apr 13 09:23:42 BST 2017


Hi Mahesh,

I've sent you a message off-list to arrange a call.

On 13 April 2017 at 07:17, Mahesh Dananjaya <dananjayamahesh at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>>
>> *Mahesh Dananjaya*
>> Electronic Engineer | Paraqum Technologies (pvt) ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka,
>> email | mahesh at paraqum.com
>> web | www.paraqum.com
>> Tel |  +94717586199 <http://linkedin.com/in/dananjayamahesh>
>>
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>> University of Moratuwa
>> email | 110089 at uom.lk
>> web | www.ent.mrt.ac.lk
>>
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>>
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>
> *Mahesh Dananjaya*
> Electronic Engineer | Paraqum Technologies (pvt) ltd, Colombo, Sri Lanka,
> email | mahesh at paraqum.com
> web | www.paraqum.com
> Tel |  +94717586199 <http://linkedin.com/in/dananjayamahesh>
>
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> University of Moratuwa
> email | 110089 at uom.lk
> web | www.ent.mrt.ac.lk
>
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