[ECOS] i386 FPU (was: RE: [ECOS] need help getting started with eCos for Intel 386EX!!)

Fabrice Gautier Fabrice_Gautier@sdesigns.com
Fri Oct 13 10:30:00 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bart Veer [ mailto:bartv@redhat.com ]
> Sent: Friday, October 13, 2000 5:48 AM
> To: mkruger@ziton.com
> Cc: ecos-discuss@sourceware.cygnus.com
> Subject: Re: [ECOS] need help getting started with eCos for Intel
> 386EX!!
> I remember seeing some 386-specific code in the PC port, relating to
> floating point units and the like. I do not know how extensive the
> support is, you would have to look at the x86 HAL's for more
> information. 

About this code relating to the FPU, there is some kernel function call here
so Redboot won't compile - I had to remove that part. 
Anyway is the FPU necessary ? I think some cpu (some arm) don't have FPU so
at least I think it should be an option.


Fabrice Gautier

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