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Date:      Sat, 24 Aug 1996 17:19:53 -0500 (CDT)
From:      Jason Garman <>
To:        nitemoon <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: kernel compiling
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In-Reply-To: <>

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On Sat, 24 Aug 1996, nitemoon wrote:

> loading kernel
> kern_sysctl.o: Undefined symbol '_hw_float' referenced from text segment
> *** Error code 1
The following line is most likely missing from your config file:

device		npx0	at isa? port "IO_NPX" irq 13 vector npxintr

it's for the math coprocessor (whether you have a hardware one or are 
using the software emulation) and is required to compile a kernel.

Jason Garman                   
Student, Eleanor Roosevelt High School       

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