Subject: Install problems on 486SX25
To: NetBSD-i386 mailing list <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/06/1996 21:18:55

today I installed NetBSD on an old i486SX25 to serve as X11 terminal.
During the installation the 1.2_BETA install kernel died several times
during harddisk activity with something like a "priviliged command"
panic (it rebooted faster than I could read the message). So I switched
over to self compiled kernel without FPU support and math emulation
enabled and the problems was gone.

Can anybody confirm this behaviour? If some others can we should consider
to remove the FPU support from the installation kernel.

Matthias Scheler