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Re: ATI Victoria on Malta

To: "Ralf Baechle" <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "Andrew Thornton" <andrew.thornton@insignia.com>
Subject: Re: ATI Victoria on Malta
From: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 18:45:08 +0200
Cc: "James Simmons" <jsimmons@transvirtual.com>, "Linux-MIPS" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
References: <00b201c11443$f02eae40$d11110ac@snow.isltd.insignia.com> <20010724182312.E27225@bacchus.dhis.org>
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>
> > OK. I'm afraid I haven't got that much time to spare on this, which is
why I
> > asked if anyone else had managed this!
> >
> > What I've got is linux-2.4.3.mips-src-01.00.tar.gz (from ftp.mips.com)
> > patched to make the FPU emulator work reliably (taken from the mail
list),
>
> Sorry to destroy your illusions but we've got still a bunch of rather
> tricky bugs in the fp emulation code.

Note, however, that all known bugs have to deal with catching
and handling signals during certain emulation sequences - if
you're doing "straight-line" FP computation, you're probably OK.  ;-)

            Kevin K.


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