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Date:      Sat, 14 Sep 1996 15:46:56 -0400 (EDT)
From:      System Administrator <pe@pe.lssu.edu>
To:        hmmm <hmmm@alaska.net>
Cc:        dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu, questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: NCR box and FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <Pine.LNX.3.91.960914154542.3097A-100000@pe.lssu.edu>
In-Reply-To: <3238ED4C.7604@alaska.net>

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On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, hmmm wrote:

> Doug White wrote:
> > 
> > On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, System Administrator wrote: 
> > > So, I try to put FreeBSD-2.1.5 on it but it doesn't work. It froze on me
> > > when it show the line npx0. Do you know what should i do?
> > 
> > MCA?? so this box is Microchannel?
> > Guess what -- Microchannel machines aren't supported.
> 
> i had that problem with a machine (i'm 97% sure it was npx0), 
> and it was a 386sx.  the best answer i could find is that the
> stock fpu emulator was not well.  i do have 2.1.5 running on 
> many other sx's though ...  what was interesting is that by
> snapping in a 387, according to my boss, the machine booted
> fine!  i got advice to compile gnu's fpu emulation into
> the kernel. (newsgroups)
> 

so how can I compile gnu's fpu emulation into the kernel?.. can I it from 
other FreeBSD box or other Linux box?.

thank you.

Pe'



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