Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 472760
large number division produces floating-point assist faults on ia64
Last modified: 2013-03-14 17:36:13 EDT
Description of problem:
test_long_future.py (one of the python unit tests) produces floating-point assist faults on ia64 architecture.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
from __future__ import division
huge = 1L << 40000
1L / huge
/var/log/messages: kernel: python(9903):
floating-point assist fault at ip 20000000003cd542, isr 0000020000001001
no floating-point assist faults
It seems that future implementation of division in python will need some adjustment to work on ia64 flawlessly.
For detailed description of FPA faults see:
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