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SubjectRe: AMD K6-2/400 and FIC VA-503+BM with Linux 2.0.36
Alan Cox wrote:
> > I am having similar problems with some K6-2/350 and VA-503+ MB's
> > design.
> Are your K6's the ones rated for 100MHz and also the heatsinks
> well attached. A friend had the same symptoms because someone
> had a price tag sticker between cpu and heatsink.

I'll try that, but my K6 is cool, almost cold to the touch when
it is in operation. I have a very large cpu fan on it (yes it is
the right one :)

I will try ripping off the heat transfer pad on the fan and just
use heatsink compound, however.

Do we have any good sucess stories with <350 Mhz K6's and FIC
VA-503+ MB's? I can't say I've heard one yet with this combo and

> I'm told but haven't verified this that there are 66MHz bus only
> K6/2 parts

Some of the, 300mhz k6's were 66Mhz only rated, which is stamped
on the CPU. All of the higher speed CPU's are 100Mhz.

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