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Re: Hurd on my i486 won't boot

On Tue, Mar 23, 1999 at 06:49:39PM +0000, Adam Sampson wrote:
> Perhaps it would be a good idea for GNU Mach to actually *say* "You need a
> math coprocessor" rather than just freezing? At the moment, this does seem
> to rather limit the Hurd's usefulness on older machines. I'll have to try
> getting Hurd installed under VMWare.  

The better solution would be to port the emulation code from Linux to GNU
Mach. This needs to be done anyway!

If you are interested in this... at least you have a machine without
coprocessor and could test this! (I have a pentium, no way to remove the
coprocessor here :)


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