[PLUG] Floating Point arithmetic in the Kernel

Manas Alekar maalekar at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 02:01:26 PDT 2007


> Related question - is there any place in the kernel where we really miss
> FPU
> functionality ?
> For eg. would we have better load average calculations if the kernel used
> the FPU ?
> Just a thought...


Do we miss it ? No ! We could always use a bunch of integers and a taylor
series instead ;-)


Cheers,
Manas


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