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Re: FP emulation patch available

To: "Andrew R. Baker" <andrewb@uab.edu>, "Linux SGI" <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>, <linux-mips@fnet.fr>, <linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu>
Subject: Re: FP emulation patch available
From: "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 23:16:33 -0500
References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1000306220330.12659B-100000@lithium>
I would jump right on this but I really need it for 2.3.47+.

Regards,
Brad

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew R. Baker" <andrewb@uab.edu>
To: "Linux SGI" <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>; <linux-mips@fnet.fr>;
<linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 06, 2000 11:12 PM
Subject: FP emulation patch available


>
> I have made a patch against the 2.2.13 CVS kernel from the patch that
> Kevin Kissell (sp?) put out earlier.  This patch is a subset of Kevin's
> patch.  It includes the following pieces:
>
> 1) FPU emulation support
> 2) removal of the MIPS instruction bitfields (replaced with macros)
> 3) mips_cpu stucture and C based cpu identification
>
> I think a gdb segment snuck in there too.
>
> The patch is available at:
> http://www.dpo.uab.edu/~andrewb/2.2.diff.2000.03.06
>
> Could interested parties please look at it and provide more testing than
> me and my Indigo2.  My next goal is to intergrate the FP unimplemented
> exception code into the FPU emulation framework.  I then shall see about
> moving it all to 2.3 (I may move parts sooner if necessary).
>
> Comments appreciated,
>
> Andrew
>
> P.S.  Ralf & others, since I keep changing desktop machines I do not
> believe I have submit access to CVS anymore.  If this patch is
> satisfactory, could one of you submit it to the archive for me?
>

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