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SubjectRe: DISCOVERED! Cause of Athlon/VIA KX133 Instability
>       when I add USE_3DNOW to the K6 section and reboot, KDE hangs when
> I click on any button in my launch bar (vanilla KDE 2.0). It
> does NOT hang the system, though. Restarting Xwindows does not
> help,

The K6 USE_3DNOW has two problems

1. It doesnt work on a CPU with fxsave (my bug and its fixed in -ac)
2. Its not a performance win.

#2 doesn't matter for testing

> [3] When I add 3DNOW to any option in [2] w/ the Athlon MMX opt,
> the instability is evident after root is mounted and startup
> scripts begin executing. Sometimes the system can make it through
> other times it cannot.

And I still have no problem reporters with non VIA chipsets....


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