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From: Greg Lindahl (lindahl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-11 08:38:13


On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 04:45:48PM -0500, Brian Barrett wrote:

> I think that this is a fairly easy fix - Irix identifies any MIPS
> chip as a mips-* from config.guess, but Linux apparently makes a
> distinction between mips and mips64.

That's because there is a difference between mips and mpis64. The
assembly syntax looks similar, but there are subtle pitfalls involved
in using the same code for both. You can look at the Linux kernel code
for atomics in mips and mips64 to see if there are any differences.

-- greg, who used to play around with MIPS64 in the good old days