Re: Linux Kernel 1.3.47 Uploaded
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Subject: Re: Linux Kernel 1.3.47 Uploaded
Author: "mitchell"@mdd.comm.mot.com@INTERNET@MAILGW at DECPostmaster
Date: 20/12/95 3:31 PM
On Tue, 19 Dec 1995, Simon Shapiro wrote:
>> 2. I'd like to throw away the 387 emulation for the compiled kernel.
>> Anyone knows why I should keep it there? I do not believe it to be
>> necessary for the installation, but i have been wrong before.
>I'm typing this on a machine with a bare 386 and no 387. I note
>that the Kernel HOWTO in /usr/doc says that, with this
>configuration, the question about Kernel math emulation must be
>answered 'y'. Is that now outdated?
No, every program compiled requires floating point as the crt.o (or
something like that) does a floating point call, unless you hack that
and recompile all your programs you need floating point.
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