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SubjectRe: sqrt in kernel?

On Mon, 21 May 2001, Matti Aarnio wrote:

> In some cases even the fast-paths carry FP/MMX code,
> but those are cases where the save/restore overhead
> becomes negligible for all of the other processing
> that is going on.

even in that case you must make sure you dont raise any FP exceptions,
which could change the non-CPU based FPU context of the process.

Ingo

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