[fpc-devel] powerpc-linux 2.0 release crash?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Jan 24 14:55:34 CET 2008

On 24 Jan 2008, at 14:51, Micha Nelissen wrote:

> I think powerpc-linux 2.0 release crashes for me in process startup  
> at address $1000032. Disassembler shows a mtfsfi instruction which  
> is unknown to me (padding?).

That instruction clears a floating point exception flag (all those  
flags are cleared by the system unit's startup code). It probably  
means that your powerpc does not have floating point support (is it  
an embedded one?). There is no softfloat support for the ppc ports at  
this time.


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