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    SubjectRe: 2.1.63 - testing Pentium bug workaround..
    On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Joey Hess wrote:

    > I tried it on my system. The bug was detected, the kernel enabled the
    > workaround, and the bug was still able to freeze my system solid. :-(
    > I have a pentium 166 processor.

    What stepping is your CPU? Mine is a stepping 12 and I'm able
    to run a

    while true; do PentiumF00F & PentiumF00F & PentiumF00f & done

    for quite some minutes :-)
    After some 1200 PentiumF00F processes I decided to quit the
    while loop...


    Rik.

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