Subject: Re: Install an 881 in a FPU-less 3/50.
To: Gordon Ross <>
From: Aleksandr Milewski <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 02/21/1995 23:35:36
>That's all.  Just put the chip in (if you want it).
>However, you can run NetBSD just fine without the FPU.
>All you have to do is build a kernel without FPCOPROC
>defined, or patch the variable fpu_type to zero during
>kernel startup.  (Someday, an FPU probe will do that.)

Somehow, the notion got planted in my brain that the FPU was required. (Is
it required for the Mac Port?)

Thanks for the help.