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Re: Unimplemented Exception for insn 4620a0a4

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Subject: Re: Unimplemented Exception for insn 4620a0a4
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 13:41:26 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <19990722005000.J14367@uni-koblenz.de>; from Ralf Baechle on Thu, Jul 22, 1999 at 12:50:00AM +0200
References: <19990721103205.A25219@mini.gt.owl.de> <19990722005000.J14367@uni-koblenz.de>
Sender: flo@mini.gt.owl.de
On Thu, Jul 22, 1999 at 12:50:00AM +0200, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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 ...

This is the R4000 based machine (5000/150) (I have a R3000 based machine
5000/240) and it does also spit out another instruction.

I think this is the reason i am currently unable to build perl 
as the tests fail ...

Flo
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