Anyone seen 4.8-RELEASE running on a real 386 (not 486 586 etc)
julian at elischer.org
Mon Apr 14 10:47:17 PDT 2003
John, did you get eh messages of "ok" from both re. and the security
officer to put this in RELENG_4_8
On Mon, 14 Apr 2003, John Baldwin wrote:
> On 14-Apr-2003 Julian H. Stacey wrote:
> > Erik Trulsson wrote:
> >> My patch will not break anything.
> >> John Baldwin has already committed my patch to the 4-stable branch.
> >> His commit message (quoted below) explains what the problem was and why
> >> my patch is not really the proper fix but will work.
> > Thanks, good to know its fixed for 4.X.
> > ( Any comment on 5 BTW ? )
> 5 doesn't have this problem but for different reasons. In 5.x, you
> have to build a custom kernel to get 386 support. 5.x does not support
> 80386 machines out of the box. Installing a 5.x release on a 80386
> is not too difficult if you have 5.x installed on an existing machine.
> You just need to build a 80386 kernel and replace the kernel.gz on kern.flp.
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