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about the third story down is one mentioning SMP athlon boards actually
starting to show up

http://www.aceshardware.com/Spades/list_news.php?category=AMD

David Lang

On Wed, 31
Jan 2001, Tom Leete wrote:

> Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 05:48:31 -0500
> From: Tom Leete <tleete@mountain.net>
> To: Peter Samuelson <peter@cadcamlab.org>
> Cc: David Ford <david@linux.com>, Stephen Frost <sfrost@snowman.net>,
> LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
> Subject: Re: 2.4.x and SMP fails to compile (`current' undefined)
>
> Peter Samuelson wrote:
> >
> > [Tom Leete]
> > > It's not an incompatibility with the k7 chip, just bad code in
> > > include/asm-i386/string.h.
> >
> > So you're saying SMP *is* supported on Athlon? Do motherboards exist?
> >
> > Peter
>
> No, I'm saying that SMP locking etc. is compatible with Athlon. The failure
> to build is not a workaround but a coding error. SMP builds for UP machines
> are supposed to work.
>
> Tom
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