Subject: Re: Software Floating Point for MPC821/823/860
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/04/2000 12:05:09
On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 10:34:46AM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

 > Has anyone characterized why this is?
 > It's ... very counterintuitive, at least to me, that a couple of
 > branches would be slower than a kernel trep...

Could be sub-optimality in the way dynamic linking is handled in
general on the MIPS ports.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>