RE: NS83820 2.6.0-test5 driver seems unstable on IA64

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-09-24 04:06:04
>>>>> On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 12:58:59 -0500, "Van Maren, Kevin" <kevin.vanmaren@unisys.com> said:

  Van> That's my view on the fpswa printk's (handle_fpu_swa): they are
  Van> normal, expected, and there is absolutely nothing that can be
  Van> done about them -- so why print a "warning" about them (even if
  Van> it is only 5 per second)?  If nothing else, toggle the meaning
  Van> for IA64_THREAD_FPEMU_NOPRINT: turn it ON for special apps.

So what's wrong with doign prctl --fpemul=silent in the init process?
The flags are inherited across fork().

	--david
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