ppc Floating Point support status

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Thu Sep 6 00:11:22 EST 2007

On Sep 4, 2007, at 9:40 AM, Ben Buchli wrote:

> On Wednesday 22 August 2007 15:52:09 Kumar Gala wrote:
>> On Aug 22, 2007, at 1:37 PM, Ben Buchli wrote:
>>> Hello everybody,
>>> I was wondering what the status was on supporting floating-point
>>> instructions
>>> for the mpc8548.  I found the suggested patch:
>>> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/linuxppc/patch?
>>> order=patch&filter=none&id=9455,
>>> but I'm not sure for what kernel version this is and when it will be
>>> officially supported.
>>> Thanks a lot for your help!
>>> Please CC to me (bbuchli at xes-inc.com) as I haven't subscribed to
>>> this list.
>> I thing these are still up in the air based on having some sense of
>> testing related to them.
>> - k
> Kumar,
> thanks for getting back with me.
> We're doing some early performance testing on one of our boards  
> with an
> mpc8548e. I was wondering if there's a snapshot available that we  
> could use
> and maybe do some working/testing on.
> Thanks a lot.

I'm confused as to what you are looking for.  Is 2.6.23-rc5 not  

- k

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