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SubjectRe: Athlon SMP blues - kernels 2.4.[9 13 15-pre4]
Arjan van de Ven <> writes:

>> Hi folks - I'm having real problems getting our new dual CPU server
>> going. It's a 2x Athlon XP 1800+ on a Tyan mobo, AMD 760MP chipset, with
> Ehm you know that XP cpu's don't support SMP configuration ?

The XP processors aren't certified by AMD to work in SMP
configurations, but the XP and MP processors are identical.

I've got a Tyan Tiger w/ 2x Athlon XP 1800+ running 2.2.19, and it
works just fine. (And compiles its kernel blindingly fast. :-) The
only Tyan-related problem I've heard people having is that it's quite
picky about what type of RAM it tolerates. It must be registered ECC

(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.) * Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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