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SubjectRe: float point
On Tue, 27 Jul 1999, Xinyan Zan wrote:

> Hi, all:
> Has anybody used the printk to output a floating point value?
> I use printk("%f",value), but it does not work.
> Thanks in advance for any help.

You can't (in general) do floating point anything in the kernel. There
are processors out there without an FPU, so it's a big nono. In order to
to even use floating point, you have to use register save and restores.

Jeremy

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Jeremy Katz
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