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SubjectRe: Pentium reset and smoking motherboards

> From: (Alan Cox)
> > I wonder if this could _possibly_ be some *really* bizarre conflict
> > between Linux's reboot routine and this motherboard that causes it to
> > die. I realize that hardware should never, except in some bizarre and rare
> > circumstances, ever hurt hardware.
> Linux isnt capable of breaking your board. Since what Linux does some
> other things like 32bit games use to reboot I'd change motherboard vendor

Might it be messing up the BIOS EPROM such that the motherboard can't boot?

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