2.11BSD Patch 445; FPSIM fixed; 211bsd runs on systems without FPP

Glen Slick glen.slick at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 10:06:40 CST 2007


On Jan 3, 2007 10:18 AM, Walter F.J. Mueller <W.F.J.Mueller at gsi.de> wrote:
> A note to all 2.11bsd users:
>
> Some time ago I looked into running 2.11bsd on systems without
> floating point unit. The release notes state that this is untested
> and unsupported, and indeed it didn't work.
>
> Robin Birch some time ago fixed part of the issues, see patch 434,
> but still the kernel paniced when the very first program was started.
> I managed to localize and fix the problem in sys/pdp/mch_fpsim.s.
>
> Steven Schultz right away issued 2.11BSD patch #445. All patches
> up to and including 445 are provided by Steven under
>
>   ftp://sg-1.ims.ideas.gd-ais.com/pub/2.11BSD
>

Anyone have a current working link for the 2.11BSD patch archive?  The
link above doesn't seem to work.

http://moe.2bsd.com/ refers to ftp://ftp.cato.gd-ais.com/pub/2.11BSD
which doesn't work.

-Glen



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