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Re: FP emulation patch available

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: FP emulation patch available
From: "William J. Earl" <wje@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2000 12:13:41 -0800 (PST)
Cc: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, Harald Koerfgen <Harald.Koerfgen@home.ivm.de>, linux-mips@vger.rutgers.edu, linux-mips@fnet.fr, Linux SGI <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20000313144657.E845@uni-koblenz.de>
References: <002701bf8cc6$c2ef0200$0ceca8c0@satanas.mips.com> <20000313144657.E845@uni-koblenz.de>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
Ralf Baechle writes:
 > On Mon, Mar 13, 2000 at 09:33:02AM +0100, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
 > 
 > > Does anyone out there actually need/want an SMP
 > > version of the emulator?   It's not completely trivial,
 > > but it would not be all that difficult to do...
 > 
 > It should be fixed if it's going to be used as the base for the kernel
 > fp support we need also for the Origins.

      Yes, all MIPS CPUs with which I am familiar require at least some
kernel FP support for certain corner cases and workarounds.  

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