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SubjectRe: Linux and 760MP
Alan Cox wrote:

>>Alan Cox wrote:
>>
>>>memory the production ones have a couple of IDE errata (performance and
>>>can't enable prefetching) and an APIC one
>>>
>>Is there workaround for these in recent -ac kernels? So is it safe to buy
>>Tyan Tiger MP for example?
>>
>
>Nothing should be needed. If it is then running "noapic" is going to cure
>it.
>-
>
I've got my Tyan Tiger MP up now for about a week, running a 2.4.9-ac18
kernel with
some of the patches from Red Hat's Rawhide kernel rpm applied, and I've
not needed
"noapic" and it's been perfectly stable. I'm not through testing or
optimizing performance
though, but so far so good.

Willem Riede.


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