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On Friday 11 January 2008 01:47:05 Andrew Doran wrote:
> I tried this out by disabling FP. The machine booted OK but a lot was
> broken. Almost all recent x86 processors have FP, including the
> embedded class ones, so I think it should be removed.

I'm all for removing it, so long as i386 libc is fixed to support 
soft-float builds.

For the record, I have a local port of NetBSD for the Linksys WRT54GR, 
which has an RDC-something-or-other SoC:

 cpu0 at mainbus0: (uniprocessor)
 cpu0: Cyrix 486DLC (486-class)

Needless to say, it has no FPU and gets nowhere with MATH_EMULATE. 
Soft-float userland mostly works.

I might still have the soft-float fixes lying around...

Cheers, Steve

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