On Thu, Feb 27, 2003 at 06:59:27AM -0800, Terry Lambert wrote: > Bill Blum wrote: > > > Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 23:13:18 +0100 > > > From: Poul-Henning Kamp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > > Subject: Volunteer with genuine i386 cpu & lots of time wanted. > > > > > > Is there anybody out there who can try to run a straight -current > > > on a _real_ i386 class CPU ? > > > > ... the install of 5.0-RELEASE dies horribly on the 386 box I have... will > > swap out with another 386 on Friday. > > > > I'm currently downloading -CURRENT, and will try to get it running over > > spring break (2 weeks away.) > > I'll let you know how it goes. > > You will need to build your own ISO. The default 5.x distribution > does not contain i386 support in the GENERIC config file. Sorry if > Poul wasn't clear on what he was actually asking for... it's bigger > than it appears at first glance. > Uh no. Install the minimal 4.x, which supports the i386, then stack the 5.0 kernel with ``cpu I386_CPU'', then manually install 5.0 distributions (base, etc.) under this kernel. 5.0 binaries (though optimized for 486), will run perfectly on 386.
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