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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] sisfb update 2.6.1
    Thomas Winischhofer <thomas@winischhofer.net> wrote:
    >
    > > It still has floating point stuff in sis_init(). Could you please
    > > review, integrate and test the below patch?
    >
    > sis_init()? You probably mean sis/init.c?
    >
    > Anyway: Irrelevant. This code part isn't even being compiled for the
    > linux kernel (See line 4304 - #ifdef LINUX_XF86).

    Well darn, that patch fixed the wrong bit and we still have float in there.
    allmodconfig doesn't pick this up.


    drivers/built-in.o: In function `sisfb_do_set_var':
    //drivers/video/sis/sis_main.c:654: undefined reference to `__floatsidf'
    ...
    drivers/built-in.o: In function `sisfb_init':
    //drivers/video/sis/sis_main.c:4450: undefined reference to `__floatsidf'

    Search for "1E12" in sis_main.c


    Here's the patch which adds -msoft-float to the kernel build, which picks
    up these things.

    --- 25/arch/i386/Makefile~use-soft-float 2004-01-07 10:36:36.000000000 -0800
    +++ 25-akpm/arch/i386/Makefile 2004-01-07 10:36:36.000000000 -0800
    @@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ LDFLAGS := -m elf_i386
    OBJCOPYFLAGS := -O binary -R .note -R .comment -S
    LDFLAGS_vmlinux :=

    -CFLAGS += -pipe
    +CFLAGS += -pipe -msoft-float

    # prevent gcc from keeping the stack 16 byte aligned
    CFLAGS += $(call check_gcc,-mpreferred-stack-boundary=2,)
    _

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