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Re: Illegal instruction on 68LC040?

On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Meelis Roos wrote:

> I tried to install Debian potato on my LC-475. I installed from a hard
> disk partition (prepared on anouther linux machine). Install went smoothly
> until it needed reboot. After reboot it tried to run
> dpkg-reconfigure base-system
> from inittab but nothing happened. Investigation showed that
> dpkg-reconfigure aborted with 'Illegal instruction'.
> First I thought that it was my buggy LC040 but the famous FPU emulation
> bug only trigers on some sequence of FPU commads (FLINE exception is not
> raised). I doubt that dpkg-reconfigure uses floating point so it must be
> some other kind of error.

Surprisingly many programs use floating point, maybe that too.


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