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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] hwloc-1.3.1 and 1.4 failures on MIPS64/qemu
From: Paul H. Hargrove (PHHargrove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-03 13:45:59


On 2/3/2012 10:01 AM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Paul H. Hargrove, le Wed 01 Feb 2012 20:18:59 +0100, a écrit :
>> So if qemu's emulation were at fault, then one would expect more wide-spread
>> problems and a generally unstable system.
>> While -mabi=64 is not the default in user-space, it IS the way the linux
>> kernel is built and thus should be well tested.
> Except that it does not use floating point operations.

I probably spoke too quickly in defense of qemu.
I forgot that the reason I have a weird lenny/etch-and-a-half system for
mips64 is that I can't boot later kernels.
My mips32 on the other hand is "pure" squeeze.

> I've commited a
> "fix". It makes the failures change.

I'll retest my mips64 from svn trunk and report back my findings.

-Paul

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