APU FPU in Virtex ppc405

Grant Likely grant.likely at secretlab.ca
Sat Feb 9 06:32:13 EST 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 11:51 AM, A. Nolson <alohanono at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>  I have just heard that Xilinx has freed the FPU module for the PPC
> architecture in EDK9.2i. WIll I be able to make it work with my
> Secretlab Linux 2.6.24rc3? Will the eldk toolchain for PPC_4xxfp work?
> Will it be just a matter of integrating it with the XPS BSP?I make an
> extensive use of floating point in my applications and this will be
> really useful.

It's been 2 years since I last played with the FPU core.  At the time
it wasn't a complete FPU so the eldk 4xxfp toolchain would not work.
I had to build my own.  I don't know if the new core is a complete


Grant Likely, B.Sc., P.Eng.
Secret Lab Technologies Ltd.

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