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Dan Hollis wrote:
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> On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
> > Don't go blaming Linux when power supply upgrades sometimes
> > make this problem go away. You could also try one of the
> > recent SiS or ALi chipsets.
> > I just saw a reference (maybe www.tomshardware.com) to AMD's new
> > chips having trouble on VIA boards -- I'd guess that the Palimino
> > core can push the motherboard too hard without fancy Athlon code.
>
> So what happens when someone is able to duplicate the problem on say AMD
> 760MP chipset with registered ECC PC2100 ram and 450W power supply?
>
> Not to say it has happened yet (I havent got my dual Tyan Tiger MP yet :-)
> but where would the finger start pointing then?
>

My Dual Athlon (1.4GHz) works just fine (with the exception of the ATA 100 - I have to disable DMA).

It's been running 24/7 for weeks at 100% CPU usage (on both CPUs).

My A7V133 is another story (also a 1.4GHz). It used to work with RH 7.1, now I can't even get the OS to install.

PGA

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