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    SubjectRe: Any lingering Athlon bugs in Kernel 2.4.14?
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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Mark Hahn" <hahn@physics.mcmaster.ca>
    To: "Wilson" <defiler@null.net>
    Cc: <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
    Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2001 5:16 PM
    Subject: Re: Any lingering Athlon bugs in Kernel 2.4.14?


    > > Bugs in the Athlon optimizations present in the Linux kernel.
    >
    > what bugs would those be? if you're thinking of the infamous
    > "my athlon dies when I boot a CONFIG_MK7 kernel on a kt133",
    > it is by all accounts a *chipset* bug, not a kernel bug.
    > it's still unclear whether the voodoo workaround
    > (in both linux and ac) is doing something sensible.
    >
    Perhaps I should have said "Unfortunate interactions" rather than "bug."
    The bottom line is that some people have trouble running Linux with "Athlon"
    selected as the processor type.
    I was just trying to reassure the original poster that there wasn't anything
    wrong with the Athlon CPU itself.




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