Re: [Linux-ia64] High fpu register corruption (PATCH)

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-05-29 14:40:40
>>>>> On Wed, 28 May 2003 22:25:37 -0600, Bjorn Helgaas <> said:

  Bjorn> OK, ignore my questions about ptrace.c and setup.c.  Questions still
  Bjorn> open:

  Bjorn> arch/ia64/kernel/signal.c:
  Bjorn> restore_sigcontext() changes look equivalent, but have
  Bjorn> gratuitous differences from 2.5 (reversed sense of test,
  Bjorn> comment)

  Bjorn> arch/ia64/kernel/traps.c:
  Bjorn> Gratuitous whitespace differences.

  Bjorn> include/asm-ia64/processor.h:
  Bjorn> ia64_is_local_fpu_owner(), ia64_set_local_fpu_owner():
  Bjorn> these look functionally equivalent in 2.4 and 2.5.
  Bjorn> Can they be made identical?

  Bjorn> include/asm-ia64/system.h:
  Bjorn> IA64_HAS_EXTRA_STATE() and switch_to() appear to be
  Bjorn> identical in 2.4 and 2.5 except for whitespace changes.
  Bjorn> Can they be made identical?

Not sure if those are intentional.  I of course would prefer if 2.5
were followed. ;-) Asit?

Received on Wed May 28 21:42:19 2003

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