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Re: Should send SIGFPE to .*

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: Should send SIGFPE to .*
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2000 23:03:45 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <012b01bfaaeb$27911800$0ceca8c0@satanas.mips.com>; from Kevin D. Kissell on Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 07:09:07PM +0200
Organization: rfc822 - pure communication
References: <012b01bfaaeb$27911800$0ceca8c0@satanas.mips.com>
Sender: owner-linuxmips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 07:09:07PM +0200, Kevin D. Kissell wrote:
> >> if it was actually a problem), and as such the force_sig() should
> >> use the value returned by compute_return_epc() as the signal
> >
> >I dont think compute_return_epc returns a signal value.
> 
> Oops.  You're right.  It returns -EFAULT.  And it handles
> the signal propagation all by its lonesome, so nothing
> further needs to be done if it failed.

This is what i assumed :)

> >How much is the full emulator as binary ?
> 
> About 47Kbytes, I'm afraid.

Hmmm - With a 2MB Kernel Image total and 64-128MB machines this is 
ok :)

Flo
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Florian Lohoff          flo@rfc822.org                  +49-subject-2-change
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