Re: Small fix for 2.4.0-test5, asm-alpha/fpu.h (cix extension)

From: Andrea Arcangeli (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 17:37:30 EST

On 1 Aug 2000, Claus-Justus Heine wrote:

>the "__asm__" in wrfpcr() is missing a "__volatile__" when
>__alpha_cix__ is defined. Otherwise gcc-2.95.2 optimizes the wrfpcr()
>away (in arch/alpha/kernel/osf_sys.c, have looked at the asm output of

Yes, that was a kernel bug and your patch sure fixes it. tmp was not
returned, it was local variable, so any side effect on it could be
discarded, and val was an input.


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