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SubjectRe: cyrix III by via
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> The cyrixIII chips by via have the centaur vendor id which causes the
> identify_cpu call in arch/i386/kernel/setup.c to fail. It is probably
> reasonable for it to have the centaur id as via owns centaur as well. I
> just replaced the centaur_model call with the cyrix_model one, but I
> know that I am using a cyrix chip.
>
> A test probably needs to be added in the centaur_model section to test
> for the cyrixIII in disguise.
>
> The error is a general protection fault.
>
> Sorry if this is old hat,

Its fairly new hat. VIA cyrix III is a next generation IDT winchip (VIA bought
both the winchip stuff and the Cyrix stuff). 2.2.18 should handle the
winchip properly

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