floating points in kernel space

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 11:57:32 EST 2011


On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 22:44, Dave Hylands <dhylands at gmail.com> wrote:
> That is correct. In some architectures, attempts to use floating point
> from the kernel will work. I've seen some x86 code that uses it.

AFAIK, once x86 didn't supported due to floating point related
registers are not correctly (or even doing?) saved and restored during
context switching. So maybe it is fixed now...


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