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Re: Postgresql 8.0.1


yes, I will rebuild the kernel.  which version and is there a tar file for it?


---------- Original Message -----------
From: Grant Grundler <grundler@parisc-linux.org>
To: "Hughes, Gregory Mark" <greg.hughes@hp.com>
Cc: jim@contactbda.com, debian-hppa@lists.debian.org
Sent: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 16:36:28 -0700
Subject: Re: Postgresql 8.0.1

> On Wed, Mar 09, 2005 at 04:17:25PM -0500, Hughes, Gregory Mark wrote:
> > Jim,
> > 
> > I've been working with PA-RISC processors from the days of the 710.  I
> > have never seen any processor related difference in floating point
> > results using PA1.1 instructions.  There is the possibility of a
> > hardware fault in your particular system
> Greg,
> You are probably more aware which CPUs implement which subset
> of floating point instructions. parisc-linux kernel might
> still have bugs in the FP exception handling code for older CPUs.
> I expect most testing was on PA7100LC (712/80) or PA7300LC (B180) CPUs.
> ie later processors than what is in the 710 (PCX-S, IIRC) box.
> Jim,
> It would be worth checking if you are in fact excercising that code and how. 
> You have time to rebuild your kernel with #define FPUDEBUG 1
> in arch/parisc/math-emu/drivers.c?
> No promises that anyone will fix the problem, but without this info
> no one can.
> thanks,
> grant
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