[ntp:questions] Loopstats jitter field mostly zero?

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Tue Jan 8 16:24:11 UTC 2013

David Taylor writes:
> I recall seeing /something/ about hardware and software floating point
> support in the Raspberry Pi, that some hardware/firmware/software had
> it and some not.

The cpu in the Pi has hardware floating point but it does not support
all the instructions supported by the hardware floating point in newer
ARM cpu designs.  Consequently software must be compiled specifically
for the Pi cpu or else use software floating point.
John Hasler
jhasler at newsguy.com
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI USA

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