Subject: Re: 68060
To: Michael L. Hitch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Markus Illenseer <markus@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
Date: 02/19/1995 20:38:55
On Feb 19, 12:26pm, Michael L. Hitch wrote:
> I don't think the compiler or assembler is much of an issue - assuming
> that the '060 is upward compatible to the '020/'030 for user mode
> instructions. Dealing with '060-specific kernel mode instructions
> shouldn't be much different that doing the '040-specific instructions.
> The current kernel doesn't even require that gcc/gas be able to handle
> the '040 (the kernel is only compiled with -mc68020). All the
> '040-specific instructions are coded as data.
And I believe it indeed is a problem of the compile because currently
the GCC uses MOVEP very often - dead beaf for the 060!