5.1 on a 386

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com
Thu Jun 12 14:20:33 PDT 2003

Fernando Gleiser <fgleiser at cactus.fi.uba.ar> writes:

> On 12 Jun 2003, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> >
> > No, the 386SX is a problem because it has no floating point registers
> > (or any other floating point support, for that matter).  The 386DX
> > (with the floating point support onboard) is supported just fine, as I
> > understand it.
> No. That's the diference between the 486SX and the 486DX. The 386
> never had FP on chip, you need a separate 387. The 386SX is a 386
> with a 16-bit data bus, instead of the 32-bit data bus of the 386.

Oh, yeah.  Right you are.

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