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From: Huacai Chen <chenhuacai@gmail.com>
To: Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>
Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	Huacai Chen <chenhuacai@loongson.cn>,
	Andy Lutomirski <luto@kernel.org>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	David Airlie <airlied@linux.ie>, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-arch <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>,
	"open list:DOCUMENTATION" <linux-doc@vger.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Xuefeng Li <lixuefeng@loongson.cn>,
	Yanteng Si <siyanteng@loongson.cn>,
	Jiaxun Yang <jiaxun.yang@flygoat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V3 14/22] LoongArch: Add signal handling support
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 10:43:09 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAAhV-H5h9zNCmsOumR=_Bryj3-Qarbq7FH=uYbT_3++-8pwfPw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <a0fb870d-3b79-ca77-305f-6178974729e4@twiddle.net>

Hi, Richard,

On Tue, Sep 21, 2021 at 5:14 AM Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net> wrote:
>
> On 9/19/21 7:36 PM, Huacai Chen wrote:
> > Hi, Arnd,
> >
> > On Sun, Sep 19, 2021 at 5:59 PM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Sat, Sep 18, 2021 at 9:12 AM Huacai Chen <chenhuacai@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On Sat, Sep 18, 2021 at 5:10 AM Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> wrote:
> >>>> For example does LoongArch have a version without built in floating
> >>>> point support?
> >>>
> >>> Some of these structures seems need rethinking, But we really have
> >>> LoongArch-based MCUs now (no FP, no SMP, and even no MMU).
> >>
> >> NOMMU Linux is kind-of on the way out as interest is fading, so I hope you
> >> don't plan on supporting this in the future.
> >>
> >> Do you expect to see future products with MMU but no FP or no SMP?
> > OK, we will not care no-MMU hardware in Linux, but no-FP and no-SMP
> > hardware will be supported.
>
> Please consider requiring the FP registers to be present even on no-FP hardware.
>
> With this plus the FP data movement instructions (FMOV, MOVGR2FR, MOVFR2GR, FLD, FST), it
> is possible to implement soft-float without requiring a separate soft-float ABI.  This can
> vastly simplify compatibility and deployment.
OK, I'll send an updated version.

>
>
> r~

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-22  2:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 57+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-17  3:57 [PATCH V3 00/22] arch: Add basic LoongArch support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 01/22] Documentation: LoongArch: Add basic documentations Huacai Chen
2021-09-23 20:37   ` Pavel Machek
2021-09-24  4:07     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-23 20:59   ` Pavel Machek
2021-09-24  4:10     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-24  6:58       ` Pavel Machek
2021-09-24  7:31         ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 02/22] Documentation/zh_CN: Add basic LoongArch documentations Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 03/22] LoongArch: Add elf-related definitions Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 04/22] LoongArch: Add writecombine support for drm Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 05/22] LoongArch: Add build infrastructure Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  7:53   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  4:35     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 06/22] LoongArch: Add CPU definition headers Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 07/22] LoongArch: Add atomic/locking headers Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 08/22] LoongArch: Add other common headers Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 09/22] LoongArch: Add boot and setup routines Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  8:11   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  4:54     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 10/22] LoongArch: Add exception/interrupt handling Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 11/22] LoongArch: Add process management Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 12/22] LoongArch: Add memory management Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 13/22] LoongArch: Add system call support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  8:24   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  6:55     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 14/22] LoongArch: Add signal handling support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  8:26   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-17 21:10   ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-09-18  7:12     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-19  9:58       ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-20  2:36         ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-20 21:14           ` Richard Henderson
2021-09-22  2:43             ` Huacai Chen [this message]
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 15/22] LoongArch: Add elf and module support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  8:28   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  7:14     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 16/22] LoongArch: Add misc common routines Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  6:10   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-17  6:36     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 17/22] LoongArch: Add some library functions Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  8:33   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  7:16     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 18/22] LoongArch: Add PCI controller support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  9:02   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  7:36     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-21 22:36       ` Bjorn Helgaas
2021-09-22 15:33         ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 19/22] LoongArch: Add VDSO and VSYSCALL support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 20/22] LoongArch: Add multi-processor (SMP) support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  9:57   ` Arnd Bergmann
2021-09-18  7:22     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 21/22] LoongArch: Add Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA) support Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  6:15   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-09-17  6:40     ` Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  3:57 ` [PATCH V3 22/22] LoongArch: Add Loongson-3 default config file Huacai Chen
2021-09-17  9:59 ` [PATCH V3 00/22] arch: Add basic LoongArch support Arnd Bergmann

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