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Re: bonnie++ on Alpha

On Mon, 16 Apr 2001, Russell Coker wrote:

>That's a divide by zero exception caused by my bad code.  A new version to 
>fix this bug will be uploaded at the same time this message goes out.
>I would like to know why Alpha gets a SIGFPE when the other architectures 
>don't!  I suspect a libc related bug somewhere here!
you have to compile with -mieee option, to enable the kernel
handling FPE's. That's a feature of alpha hardware, not a libc problem...

Dmitrii Pasechnik
e-mail: d.pasechnik@twi.tudelft.nl 

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