Re: MMX for kernel

Steven S. Dick (
Fri, 7 Feb 97 16:15 EST

Theodore Y. Ts'o <tytso@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>Actually, what we could do is put in better logic to
>determine whether or not the FPU is in use by a task (which is harder
>than you think because crt0 does zero them out, so you have to filter
>out that case)

Would it be possible (or even useful) to change the crt0 code to
zero the fpu area in the task struct rather than actually touch
the fpu itself?