Compiling 4-RELEASE on 5-STABLE

Walker, Michael Michael.Walker2 at
Thu Oct 14 06:45:44 PDT 2004

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From: owner-freebsd-questions at
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at]On Behalf Of Subhro
Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 2:24 PM
To: John Gillis; FreeBSD Questions
Subject: Re: Compiling 4-RELEASE on 5-STABLE

>> Depends. It it is a 486sx it will not run 5.x  (support for FPU-less
>> systems has been removed.) I believe 5.x also needs a bit more memory
>> than 4.x, so if that box has too little RAM it might be unbearably slow
>> under 5.x

>Yeh, I forgot to mention about the FPU. Thanks for adding up.

Just on a side note here, could someone explain to me what a 'FPU-less'
system actually is?


Mick Walker
NAAFI Finance International

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