floating points in kernel space

Victor Rodriguez vm.rod25 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 09:31:29 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 6:43 AM, mohit verma <mohit89mlnc at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi all,
> i read somewhere that there is no floating point arithmatic supported in the
> kernel space . is it true??
> but the floating point registers and even floating point arithmatic units
> are all handled by the.........( kernel i think).
> thanks in advance for help...........

HI it is true , the floating point is not supported on printk , AFAIK
the only way to handle is to send it like HEX values and then some
other application like perl or python transform it to floating point

Hope it helps


Victor Rodriguez
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