[ECOS] FPU support for PowerPC MPC8xxx

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Wed Mar 10 14:30:00 GMT 2004


agyhoo said:
> Hi Gary,
>
> Thanks for your response. I was able to get the s/w
> floating point feature working....there was a configuration
> option for printing floating point format in the printf
> functions that was turned off.
>
> I did notice that the CYGHWR_HAL_POWERPC_FPU option
> (presumably for the h/w FP support) was turned on for the
> 8260. Is this a mistake then or is h/w FP support available
> for that specific variant?
>

I'm not sure - give it a try.  Of course, AFAIK eCos hasn't been
really tested on PowerPC hardware that had an FPU, so your mileage
may vary :-)

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