On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 03:08:24PM +0100, Philippe De Swert wrote:
> The module builds fine also, but when insmodding I get the following error.
> insmod: unresolved symbol __fixdfsi
> insmod: unresolved symbol __floatsidf
> insmod: unresolved symbol __muldf3
> insmod: unresolved symbol __adddf3
> As these are all float operations I am wondering about the following things:
> 1.why they are in there? I have a soft-float toolchain....
That's why they are there.
> 2.Is there float support in the kernel? While googling for it I found a few
> things talking about FP point in the kernel. Does it have something to do with
> the Algorithmics/MIPS FPU emulator. (Although it does not work emulator or
> not. Which I expected because it should only be used by apps which emit FPU
> calls, and this should not happen because I use a softfloat toolchain). So I
> expect it does not really have something to do with this.
> 3.I took care of using the same compiler options as the kernel compilation
> uses. I guess this is the correct way, and the problems are thus not related
> to this.
The simple answer is no FP in the kernel.