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On Sun, 13 Jan 2008 10:28:33 -0500
"Perry E. Metzger" <perry%piermont.com@localhost> wrote:

> Vit Herman <v.herman%sh.cvut.cz@localhost> writes:
> > I did a quick check with installation floppies and pinging loopback,
> > works fine on 1.6.2, but 2.0 fails with:
> >
> > math_emulate: 0xd9fa not implemented
> >
> > Both tests were done with INSTALL_TINY kernels.
> I suspect that the issue here is that we're linking with the static
> x87 libm rather than the static soft float libm for the install
> floppies. It would work okay but for that I suspect.
Back then, I think that ping was always statically linked.  When
did /rescue come in?  (And which math library is /rescue linked with?)

                --Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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