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Re: panic! panic! panic! sigh.. panic!

On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:58:45AM -0400, Martin S. Weber wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 10:45:36AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > > (.. req of doc of compiler options suitable for kernel ..)
> > It would be a good idea, I think, to put a warning
> > into /usr/src/BUILDING about compiler options.
> *tongue in cheek* and maybe also into TODO so one day we
> have an SSE capable kernel? :)

I don't think it'd be a win. Saving/restoring the FPU state is not
cheap, and the win of SSE for kernel code isn't so big ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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