[CentOS] Re: centos 4 on ebox 2300sx

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ivazqueznet at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 18:22:33 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 11:09 -0700, John R Pierce wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote:
> > I was wondering is there an older centos version that has emulation 
> > already built in?
> > Which one ? I am not stuck on using 4
> 
> CentOS 3 has only i586 and i686 kernels, those both rely on hardware FP
> 
> 
> no, I think you'll need to build your own kernel RPMs for that one, or 
> use a different sort of distro entirely.   You'll need a i386 kernel, as 
> that was the last CPU which had external/optional FP.

ISTR that you could enable FPU emulation on any arch, and it would be
ignored if a FPU was present. Has this changed?

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

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