Subject: Re: installer crashing on si
To: None <>
From: Michael Petrotta <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 11/08/1993 00:49:45
>I was tempted with the news of a new booter for the si/ci, and I tried to 
>install macbsd tonight.  Mkfs ran fine, but the installer crashed on me. 
>Macsbug gave me system error 90, one I've never seen before.  I tried this
>on my 17MB si, all inits off, in both 32- and 24-bit mode, 1- and 8- bit
>screen depth, systems 7.0 and 7.1.  Any ideas?  Thanks, the idea of bsd on
>my mac is intriguing.

I spoke too soon; booting under system 6 informed me that system error 90
is 'coprocessor not installed'.  I threw SoftFPU in, installed, booted, and
got 9-1/2 _vertical_ B&W bars.  I tried the kernel, and got 7
horizontal grey bars.  So close!