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SubjectRe: Athlon SMP blues - kernels 2.4.[9 13 15-pre4]
Alastair Stevens <> writes:

> Forgive me, but what does 'registered' strictly refer to? It is ECC RAM,
> in a single 512Mb module, but more than that, I don't know.

Registered RAM sticks look somewhat different from normal (ECC or not)
RAM sticks. They have a few more ICs on the stick, and are usually
bigger than their normal counterparts.

(The "register" bit refers to, I believe, those buffers on the

> But the key question is still this: is this purely a hardware issue? My
> understanding is that with recent 2.4 kernels, Athlon optimisations and
> AMD 760 issues are sorted - am I right?

If you compile a kernel without any Athlon optimizations, it should
work on the Tyan Tiger. Try that first, and then try out the
optimizations when you've got that working.

(domestic pets only, the antidote for overdose, milk.) * Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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