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Re: port-i386/51561: Illegal instruction on Vortex86SX
The following reply was made to PR port-i386/51561; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: port-i386/51561: Illegal instruction on Vortex86SX
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:30:51 +0000
On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 04:35:00PM +0000, Natalia Portillo wrote:
> I suspected that may be the case but didn't NetBSD include an FPU
> emulator like Linux optionally does?
There must have been something at some point, but there haven't been
FPU-less x86 since the 486 era, so it wouldn't surprise me if it's
disappeared or bitrotted.
> Or maybe it's disabling it because cpuid tells it's 586?
That's also quite possible...
David A. Holland
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