Floating point coprocessor

Elliott Mitchell (mitcheec@ctrvax.vanderbilt.edu)
Tue, 13 Sep 1994 20:27:08 -0400


w-dick@uiuc.edu (William Dick) wrote:
>Colleagues:
>
> My Mac 7100/66AV bombed this afternoon while attached to the
>Cornell Reflector (132.236.91.204) and operating CUSM PPc0.70b9. I
>received the message "Floating point coprocessor not installed" as the
>machine crashed.

I've had the same difficulty with my 7100. My technical guru tells me
there's a software FPU available for the Power Macintosh, but neither of us
can locate it on the nets. Maybe somebody knows where it can be found.
I'm told that it's dreadfully slow, but then it's gotta be faster than a
crashed Mac :{)

Elliott

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