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M03) Do I need a floating point unit to use BETA?




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This article is from the FAQ, by with numerous contributions by others.

M03) Do I need a floating point unit to use BETA?

Yes, to be able to run BETA programs, that use "reals", your machine should
have a built-in FPU, *or* you can install an FPU simulator. Several
free/shareware FPU simulators are available, e.g. SoftwareFPU, which can be
fetched from most macintosh archives, or from the writer, John Neil, at
http://www.jna.com/software.html.

 

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