[lowrisc-dev] Support for Fedora / compressed extension

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Sun Apr 1 21:50:44 BST 2018

On Sun, Apr 01, 2018 at 09:46:32PM +0100, Dr Jonathan Kimmitt wrote:
> The version of Rocket used in lowRISC was forked from an old version
> of Rocket before the compressed instructions were added. Because
> of the security extensions we have added it would not be easy to
> merge the pipeline from a newer Rocket. For the same reason
> debugging via JTAG is not available. I have never tried the tool
> chain under Fedora,[..]

I am more interested in trying Fedora *on* lowRISC v0.5, however that
will not work because Fedora/RISC-V is compiled for RV64GC.  Is
adding/merging compressed instructions planned?


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