On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 11:31:36AM -0700, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 11:04:23AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:
> > Currently I am leaning towards 2) or 3). What is your opinion?
> (1) and (2) are how other archs like Alpha and Itanium deal with
> this. I think (3) is likely to be painful to debug
The good news is that I have already got it implemented and it
survived fairly stressful FPU tests. :-)
> and maintain and
> won't win much. So I'd suggest (2).
Yes, 3) is a little harder to maitain. I don't have much clue
as how much it will improve the performance in reality.
Presumably if there is only one FPU intensive process in the
system, it can improve a little bit.
Thanks for the feedback.