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Re: Toshiba TX3927 board boot problem.

To: Atsushi Nemoto <nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp>
Subject: Re: Toshiba TX3927 board boot problem.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2001 05:06:37 +0100
Cc: carstenl@mips.com, ahennessy@mvista.com, ajob4me@21cn.com, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20011031.115856.41626992.nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp>; from nemoto@toshiba-tops.co.jp on Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 11:58:56AM +0900
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On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 11:58:56AM +0900, Atsushi Nemoto wrote:

> ralf> So here is a preliminiary version of my patch.  Still untested
> ralf> and needs to be applied to mips64 also.
> 
> Thank you.  This patch works fine for me.
> 
> One request: with this patch, a ptrace call for FPC_EIR returns error
> on FPU-less CPUs.  The call can be handled without error (as for other
> FP registers).

I don't think there is much point in returning a version number if there is
nothing we could return a version number of.  Well, maybe the fp emulation
sw version or kernel version.  What would you consider a sensible return
value?

  Ralf

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