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Re: 64-bit kernel

To: Justin Carlson <justin@cs.cmu.edu>
Subject: Re: 64-bit kernel
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 11:32:44 +0200
Cc: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <1024416198.1166.1.camel@xyzzy.rlson.org>; from justin@cs.cmu.edu on Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 09:03:18AM -0700
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On Tue, Jun 18, 2002 at 09:03:18AM -0700, Justin Carlson wrote:

> On Tue, 2002-06-18 at 05:33, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> > I don't know if anymore has a interest in the 64-bit kernel, but I just
> > found this bug (see patch below).
> > It would be nice to know, how many are interested in the 64-bit kernel
> > and who actually got something running.
> > So please rise you voice.
> 
> Been running 64-bit stuff here, but nothing even remotely fpu intensive.
> It's quite possible we'd never run into this case.

At this time probably most 64-bit kernels are running on a certain 64-bit
CPU with it's hardware fp disabled so nobody ever saw this one.

  Ralf

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