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    SubjectRe: Pentium LIVES
     Wouldn't it have been the responsable thing for Intel to have done what
    you are doing in the first place? :)

    Richard B. Johnson wrote:

    > I ran my test program on the 2.1.63 kernel. The fix works! I also
    > have a 64-bit random-number generator running on another machine
    > to check for other problems on the Pentium. Without the prefix, one
    > has to be careful because a loop-forever is possible. I fix this with
    > an alarm-clock timeout of the child. Basically, I have been executing
    > 64-bits of random garbage (with the known sequences excluded). This
    > has been running since 3-AM. I will run this for several weeks or
    > until another bad sequence is found. The machine it's running on is
    > presently not in use otherwise.
    > <SNIP>

    J.P. Racine
    Osiris Technologies Inc.

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