Init hangs

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Fri Aug 6 22:46:34 EST 2004

In message <411369F9.5060506 at> you wrote:
> This could also be a floating point issue.  Most code compiled against
> libc will try to "reset" the floating point state upon startup.  This
> will cause a fault if you do not have a kernel floating point emulator

No, this has nothing to do with it.

First, Marco wrote that he is working on a 8270 processor which has a
FPU, so FP issues should not play a role here.

Second, he mentioned that he was using the ELDK which takes  care  of
using soft-float on processors without a MMU.


Wolfgang Denk

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