Subject: Re: NetBSD plays .wav ultra fast
To: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
From: Nigel Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/20/2001 15:31:19
Maybe this discussion needs to move to tech- ?
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 09:16:41PM +0200, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> 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...