PPC64 Compiler bug !!

Peter Bergner bergner at vnet.ibm.com
Tue Jun 17 12:18:57 EST 2003

Randy Swanberg wrote:
> However, on a thread context switch (in SMP)
> the FPRs are saved (provided the thread had used them) but not
> explicitly restored.  The next time that thread is dispatched,
> its first reference to the FP unit will cause its FP state to be
> restored.

This is the same for us on SMP, we don't do lazy save, but we do
implement lazy restore.


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