Page fault when booting an old Pentium machine

Antonio Huete Jimenez tuxillo at
Fri Dec 7 12:54:35 PST 2007

El Fri, 07 Dec 2007 12:43:13 -0800, walt escribió:

> On Fri, 7 Dec 2007, Antonio Huete wrote:
>> Hello
>> Today I installed DragonflyBSD on a old Pentium I 75Mhz with 32MB EDO
>> RAM to see what happens. I first installed harddisk on another machine,
>> when DF installation procedure ended I installed the harddisk on that
>> old machine :P
>> And what happened is that it doesn't boot at all :-(
> That *is* an old one.  What cpu options did you build the kernel with:
> platform        pc32
> machine         i386
> machine_arch    i386
> cpu             I486_CPU
> cpu             I586_CPU
> cpu             I686_CPU
> BTW, I thought i386 support had been ripped out already, am I wrong
> about that?

Hello Walt
I didn't build the kernel since it's a clean install. AFAIK Pentium I 
cpus are I586, correct me if I'm wrong. 

About i386 support, I'm not sure whether it was removed.


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