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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:
> Cc: 
> 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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