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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] riscv: Add support to no-FPU systems
On Wed, Aug 01, 2018 at 10:55:28AM -0700, Palmer Dabbelt wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jun 2018 21:22:26 PDT (-0700), alankao@andestech.com wrote:
> >This patch adds an option, CONFIG_FPU, to enable/disable floating
> >procedures. Also, some style issues are fixed.
> >
> >Signed-off-by: Alan Kao <alankao@andestech.com>
> >Cc: Greentime Hu <greentime@andestech.com>
> >Cc: Zong Li <zong@andestech.com>
> >---
> > arch/riscv/Kconfig | 9 ++++
> > arch/riscv/Makefile | 19 +++----
> > arch/riscv/include/asm/switch_to.h | 6 +++
> > arch/riscv/kernel/entry.S | 3 +-
> > arch/riscv/kernel/process.c | 7 ++-
> > arch/riscv/kernel/signal.c | 82 +++++++++++++++++++++---------
> > 6 files changed, 90 insertions(+), 36 deletions(-)
> >
> >diff --git a/arch/riscv/Kconfig b/arch/riscv/Kconfig
> >index 6debcc4afc72..6069597ba73f 100644
> >--- a/arch/riscv/Kconfig
> >+++ b/arch/riscv/Kconfig
> >@@ -232,6 +232,15 @@ config RISCV_BASE_PMU
> >
> > endmenu
> >
> >+config FPU
> >+ bool "FPU support"
> >+ default y
> >+ help
> >+ Say N here if you want to disable all floating-point related procedure
> >+ in the kernel.
> >+
> >+ If you don't know what to do here, say Y.
> >+
> > endmenu
>
> Sorry for letting this slide for a bit. While I'm not opposed to a solution
> that requires a FPU Kconfig option, it'd be a bit better if we could detect
> this at boot time. I think this should be possible because at one point
> this actually worked and we could boot the same kernel on FPU and no-FPU
> systems.
>
> If that's not possible then we'll have to take something like this. There
> were some comments on this v2 but I don't see a v3, did I miss one?

I have been refatoring this into a patchset containing logically
indenpendent patches. It will be sent soon after some sanity checks.

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