Problems with arch/powerpc

Josh Boyer jwboyer at
Sat Dec 29 00:25:12 EST 2007

On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 01:18:48 -0500
Sean MacLennan <smaclennan at> wrote:

> And one more thought, could uClibc be causing problems with the new 
> kernel? It just seems strange that kernel "stuff" seems to work (e.g. no 
> problems mounting a usbkey) yet a simple setjmp in a user mode app reeks 
> havoc.
> We are going to be moving away from uClibc in the short term (I am the 
> only one left using it). So if this could be an issue I might have to 
> bite the bullet and switch now.

Does the setjmp call use floating point instructions?  I'm wondering if
the APU isn't enabled for the FPU on the Yosemite board for some
reason.  If that wasn't enabled, weird things would happen.


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