Martijn van Oosterhout
kleptog at svana.org
Sun Sep 8 19:41:12 EST 2002
Looks like a problem with the co-processor. Have you set the CPU type to 386
and compiled in math-emulation?
On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 06:16:30PM +1000, Andrew wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am doing a favour for a friend - setting up a ftp server
> for him. Obviously I am using Linux for stability and security (and $$$
> factor as well...). The hardware he is using is a 'mini-pc' -
> something about 20-25cm long, 14cm wide, and 10cm high (pretty small)
> it's running a 300Mhz Cyrix Geode cpu (well, that is what the bios
> says/kernel says on startup). I installed the OS to the HDD (laptop
> sytle small ide connectors) - on my normal desktop machine...this worked
> well. I then transfered the HDD to the small computer - booted - LILO
> came up fine, but early on into the kernel boot - I get the following
> "checking 386/387 coupling.....invalid operand 0000"
> eventually it comes up with "387 failed - trying to reset"
> I built some kernels with differening CPU support (cyrix III, 586...
> etc) - but all give the same message :(
> Does anyone know where I can get a pre-compiled kernel that solves my
> problems? or can suggest another solution?
> I asked my friend google, but couldn't find anything specific to this :)
Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> arithmetic and those that can't.
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