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Re: port-i386/51561: Illegal instruction on Vortex86SX
I suspected that may be the case but didn't NetBSD include an FPU
emulator like Linux optionally does?
Or maybe it's disabling it because cpuid tells it's 586?
On 18/10/16 15:50, coypu%SDF.ORG@localhost wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR port-i386/51561; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: coypu%SDF.ORG@localhost
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: port-i386/51561: Illegal instruction on Vortex86SX
> Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:45:25 +0000
> For the benefit of others reading, it is because the CPU
> does not have an FPU.
> Now is the question of how hard it is to build a soft float userland
> on i386.
> If it's encouraging, some architectures use just soft float, so the
> control knobs are there (MKSOFTFLOAT).
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