[PD] [OT] Thinkpad + Fireface [denormal debate again...]
TimBlechmann at gmx.net
Mon Sep 20 15:16:13 CEST 2004
> hmm, I would think that it would actually be a libc problem not a
> kernel problem.
> Since that is where the math is handled I think.
> I don't see how the kernel can do anything about denormals, other then
> providing a /proc interface for processor switches.
well, by switching DAZ on, which is a processor flag ...
also, i don't think that it's a big problem with the libc, since the
main source for denormal numbers in dsp algorithms are feedback loops,
that don't use the libc ...
cheers ... tim
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