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Re: floating point on Nevada cpu

To: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Subject: Re: floating point on Nevada cpu
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 11:16:38 -0800
Cc: "Pete Popov" <ppopov@mvista.com>, "Steve Johnson" <stevej@ridgerun.com>, <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <010601c08780$d0b8a7a0$0deca8c0@Ulysses>; from kevink@mips.com on Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 11:14:38AM +0100
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On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 11:14:38AM +0100, 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)

It's not in the CVS 2.2 kernel.  I've added this patch to my kernel and
will commit it when I'm online again.

  Ralf

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