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Re: Decstation 5000/150 2.3.21 Boot successs

To: "William J. Earl" <wje@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Decstation 5000/150 2.3.21 Boot successs
From: Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2000 20:09:05 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
In-reply-to: <14452.58782.750095.352886@liveoak.engr.sgi.com>
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Reply-to: "Harald Koerfgen" <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
On 06-Jan-00 William J. Earl wrote:
>      Note that the SVR4 MIPS ABI assumes FR=0 (R3000-compatible), as
> do SGI IRIX "-32" ("O32") binaries (and, I believe, default gcc
> binaries).  SGI IRIX "-n32" and "-n64" binaries assumes FR=1
> (R4000-compatible), and also have a somewhat different register calling
> convention (which affects where arguments to system calls reside).

Wouldn't it make sense then if we made FR=0 the default for Linux/MIPS?

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Regards,
Harald

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