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Date:	Mon, 6 Nov 2006 00:35:30 +0100 (MET)
From:	Jan Engelhardt <>
To:	James Courtier-Dutton <>
Subject: Re: i387  Floating Point Unit (FPU) testing

> The kernel contains some i387 FPU emulation code.
> Is there any user land software to test the FPU emulation code?
> I would like to be able to prove the correctness of the FPU emulation code in
> the Linux kernel, and also port the test program to other platforms that
> utilize FPU emulation. For example, DOS emulators like DOSBOX.

If the kernel already emulates it, you don't really need emulation in 
userspace, no?

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