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Re: CVS linux

To: Harald Koerfgen <>
Subject: Re: CVS linux
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2000 23:22:16 +0200
Cc: Ulf Carlsson <>,,,
In-reply-to: <>; from on Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 07:27:53PM +0200
References: <> <>
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 07:27:53PM +0200, Harald Koerfgen wrote:

> > Log message:
> >       We have to clobber ``hi'' and ``lo'' in __udelay.  Nasty bug.
> Unfortunately my compilers don't like it.
> mipsel-linux-gcc: egcs-2.90.29 980515 (egcs-1.0.3 release) (rpm from oss):
> timer.c: In function `sys_nanosleep':
> timer.c:848: fixed or forbidden register was spilled.
> This may be due to a compiler bug or to impossible asm
> statements or clauses.

I've commited a fix for this.  It only tackles the __udelay() functions
for mips and mips64 but not the other multu instruction in the
DECstation HZ_TO_STD function.  Can you take a look at this one?


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