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Re: NON FPU cpus - way to go

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <Geert.Uytterhoeven@sonycom.com>
Subject: Re: NON FPU cpus - way to go
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2001 12:22:15 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>, Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com, ralf@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.4.10.10102081151560.23477-100000@escobaria.sonytel.be>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Thu, 8 Feb 2001, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> Alternatively you can make (most of) it a loadable module. I don't think
> /sbin/modprobe needs the FPU :-)

 I bet libc will want to initialize FPU's control word or something like
that at the least expected moment. ;-)

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