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Re: Unimplemented Exception for insn 4620a0a4

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: Unimplemented Exception for insn 4620a0a4
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 00:50:00 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <19990721103205.A25219@mini.gt.owl.de>; from Florian Lohoff on Wed, Jul 21, 1999 at 10:32:05AM +0200
References: <19990721103205.A25219@mini.gt.owl.de>
On Wed, Jul 21, 1999 at 10:32:05AM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> Hi,
> while compiling perl5 this shows up in the syslog quiete regularly ...
> 
> Jul 21 10:23:19 decstation-150 kernel: Setting flush to zero for miniperl.
> Jul 21 10:23:19 decstation-150 kernel: Unimplemented exception for insn
>                                       4620a0a4 at 0x004689d4 in miniperl.
> Jul 21 10:23:19 decstation-150 kernel: Should send SIGFPE to miniperl

It's the kernel's attempt at better than nothing floating point kernel
support.  Crude stuff that somebody should fix.

Isn't that a R3000 DECstation you have?  If so it doesn't have the
flush-to-zero bit ...

  Ralf

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