[Beowulf] Question about amd64 architecture and floating pointoperations

Mark Hahn hahn at physics.mcmaster.ca
Fri Nov 24 10:25:57 PST 2006

> Hopefully your 80 bits logics code is not critical to anything.
> I wouldn't count at keeping the entire 62 bits (?) mantissa.
> Context switch and dang it's gone.

why do you think that?

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