Re: 2.4.21 on Itanium2: floating-point assist fault at ip400000000062ada1, isr 0000020000000008

From: David Mosberger
Date: Wed Mar 31 2004 - 14:12:53 EST

>>>>> On Wed, 31 Mar 2004 13:53:13 -0500 (EST), "Richard B. Johnson" <root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:

Richard> The power-on or hardware-reset default for the ix86 FPU
Richard> is to attempt to handle div 0 errors transparently.

I must be missing something. So far I haven't seen anything that
would suggest the FPSWA faults were due to infinities. I'd guess that
it's much more likely that they're due to denormals.

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