Re: 2.4.1-pre1 breaks XFree 4.0.2 and "w"

Udo A. Steinberg (sorisor@Hell.WH8.TU-Dresden.De)
Wed, 10 Jan 2001 18:07:07 +0100


Ingo Oeser wrote:
> The only thing that looks responsible for this is the FXSR stuff,
> that changed.
> Like to try again backing this out?

Just to make sure it wasn't a gcc thing, I've recompiled the original
setup with egcs-1.1.2 (previously had used 2.95.2) and that did not
fix a thing.

Next backed out the entire XMM and FXSR related stuff and now everything
is fine again. The CPU in question is an AMD Thunderbird (see cpuinfo
below). A friend with a similar setup but a Pentium-3 CPU doesn't seem
to see the problem (couldn't verify myself).

processor : 0
vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
cpu family : 6
model : 4
model name : AMD Athlon(tm) Processor
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 807.211
cache size : 256 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 mmx fxsr syscall mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips : 1608.90

Who wrote that new FXSR stuff? Maybe they have an idea of what's going on.

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