Subject: Re: NetBSD plays .wav ultra fast
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/20/2001 21:16:41
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 12:07:11PM +0930, Brett Lymn wrote:
> According to Andreas Gustafsson:
> >
> >There is a problem with using these instructions in the NetBSD kernel:
> >they use the floating point registers,
> >
> True for the older processors - I believe that later processors do not
> overload the FPU registers in this manner.

Would be worse. We don't save the MMX registers inside the kernel, either, 
if they're different from the FP registers...