Re: APIC, AMD-K6/2 -mcpu=586...

J . A . Magallon (
Fri, 18 May 2001 20:34:46 +0200

On 05.18 Bill Pringlemeir wrote:
> Why don't the build scripts run a dummy file to determine where the
> floating point registers should be placed?
> ...
> const int value = offsetof(struct task_struct, thread.i387.fxsave) & 15;
> ...

That is not the problem. The problem is that the registers have to lay
in a defined way, transcribed to a C struct, and that pgcc lays badly that

J.A. Magallon                           #  Let the source be with you...
Linux Mandrake release 8.1 (Cooker) for i586
Linux werewolf 2.4.4-ac11 #2 SMP Fri May 18 12:27:06 CEST 2001 i686

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