Subject: Re: audio problems with -current/GCC4?
To: Garrett D'Amore <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/11/2006 09:53:19
On Jul 11, 2006, at 7:11 AM, Garrett D'Amore wrote:
> AFAIK, MMX and SSE have _nothing_ to do with floating point. It
> may be
> true that these are _also_ unsafe in the kernel, for the same reasons
> that floating point is unsafe (i.e. they aren't saved on context
> switches) -- maybe someone familiar with the i386 port can verify?
Their registers overlap the FPU. They are also unsafe to use.