"Kevin D. Kissell" wrote:
> I had essentially the same problem at MIPS a year or two ago,
> and I could have *sworn* that my fix, which ORed ST0_FR into
> the initial Status register value set in the startup assembly code,
> had made it into the standard distributions. It's at about line 530
> of head.S, where a term is added to make the instruction
> li t1,~(ST0_CU1|ST0_CU2|ST0_CU3|ST0_KX|ST0_SX|ST0_FR)
> I spent days thinking it was a mipsel library problem,
> because it only turned up when I tried exercising a
> little-endian version of the same kernel that worked
> sell big-endian on the Indy. But of course it was all
> due to the mipsel system having a boot-prom that
> cleverly enabled all the FP registers for me...
> Kevin K.
Your/Flo's/Ralf's thread in the MIPS Linux archives from last January was
what clued me into the ST0_FR setting in the first place. Ralf gave arguments
why he wouldn't take your change at that time, which is why that line isn't in
the 2.4.x kernel.
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