Crash under sparc/rtems-4.11 when compiling with FPU
Athanasios.Tsiodras at esa.int
Athanasios.Tsiodras at esa.int
Mon Feb 8 09:50:04 UTC 2016
I verified Sebastian's suggestion - by modifying the leon3.cfg file...
diff --git a/c/src/lib/libbsp/sparc/leon3/make/custom/leon3.cfg
index 58f2f07..30fc3a4 100644
@@ -9,7 +9,8 @@ RTEMS_CPU_MODEL=leon3
# This contains the compiler options necessary to select the CPU
# and (hopefully) optimize for it.
-CPU_CFLAGS = -mcpu=cypress -msoft-float
+CPU_CFLAGS = -mcpu=cypress -mhard-float
...the generated binary of hello.exe works fine - I went a step further
and did a test calculation, too:
diff --git a/testsuites/samples/hello/init.c
index d8fe450..6ee33f6 100644
@@ -27,8 +27,13 @@ rtems_task Init(
+ int i = 0;
+ float a=3.14159f, b=1.0f;
- printf( "Hello World\n" );
+ for (i=0; i<10; i++)
+ printf( "Hello World, %f\n", b );
exit( 0 );
...which worked fine:
(gdb) tar extended-remote ... ( to grmon)
*** BEGIN OF TEST HELLO WORLD ***
Hello World, 1.000000
*** END OF TEST HELLO WORLD ***
...and I made sure that FPU instructions are inside:
for (i=0; i<10; i++)
28: 82 80 7f ff addcc %g1, -1, %g1
2c: 12 bf ff ff bne 28 <Init+0x28>
30: 91 a2 09 29 fmuls %f8, %f9, %f8
printf( "Hello World, %f\n", b );
34: 91 a0 19 28 fstod %f8, %f8
So, executive summary.... It seems that the default compilation settings
of the Leon3 BSP forbid "real FPU" work.
If one needs to work in native (non-emulated) FPU mode, then the leon3.cfg
must be patched as I showed above.
In the long run, as Sebastian indicated, a leon3fp (and a corresponding
leon2fp, I imagine)
should ideally be added as new BSP targets - and the FPU page
be updated to indicate this.
Thanks to everyone for their help,
European Space Agency (via HE Space)
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System, Software and Technology Department
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From: "Sebastian Huber" <sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de>
To: "RTEMS List" <users at rtems.org>
Cc: software at gaisler.com
Date: 07/02/2016 07:40
Subject: Re: Crash under sparc/rtems-4.11 when compiling with FPU
Sent by: "users" <users-bounces at rtems.org>
it was always a miracle to me how you are supposed to use the leon2/leon3
BSPs with a FPU. If you want to use the FPU, then the BSP must be built
with the -mhard-float option, otherwise the FPU support is not enabled in
the operating system support. In addition the application configuration
must be compiled with exactly the same compiler flags as the BSP,
otherwise it will generate a corrupt configuration.
I think we need leon2fp and leon3fp BSPs, which use -mhard-float.
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