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    SubjectRe: DISCOVERED! Cause of Athlon/VIA KX133 Instability
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    >       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....

    Alan

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