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Subjectneither 2.2.18 nor 2.4.0 boot on my Cyrix III
I'm not subscribed to the list but I want to report this problem:

I found this in the kernel mailing list archive :

> 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.

I had the same problem as described above with 2.2.18 and 2.4.0
(2.2.17 boots without any problems)
I changed setup.c as suggested in this post and was able to boot both
(2.2.18 and 2.4.0).
I don't have any kernel knowledge but I'm willing to test something on
my box if
anyone is interested in solving this problem.

(via Cyrix III on a Aopen mx3s board (i815))

TIA

Martin Hammerschmid
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