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SubjectRe: 2.1.115: floppy problems
On Tue, Aug 11, 1998 at 04:33:58PM +0200, Kurt Garloff wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> did someone besides me also find floppy problems with 2.1.115?

I upgraded from egcs-2.91.43 (980628) to egcs-2.91.53 (980803), changed the
compilation flags (from -mpentiumpro to -mpentiumpro -malign-functions=4
-fschedule-insns2) and the floppy driver is happy again.

I therefore think the bug was causewd by the egcs, always being (too?)
aggressive in optimization. (Might also be a kernel bug, missing a volatile,
or similar.)
I also noticed, that optimization became a little bit worse in the latest

Kurt Garloff, Dortmund
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