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SubjectRe: REVISED: Experimentation with Athlon and fast_page_copy
On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 06:26:14PM -0400, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
> This might be grasping at straws I remember VIA problem in the "good old
> days" of Socket 7 with CPU/PCI Prefetches and especially Read-around-Write
> settings that would cause issues like we're seeing with the Athlon
> pre-fetches. This could be (total conjecture) related somehow to the
> corruption bugs they are admitting to in the 686B although they are blaming
> the SB Live now.

I don't see how they figure, but in case there was any doubt I have a VIA
KT133A/686B board (Abit KT7A) and don't experience anything resembling
disk corruption unless the box crashes for some other reason. I do seem
to be experiencing AGP problems in spades, but my disks at least are fine.

Joseph Carter <> Free software developer

<_Anarchy_> Argh.. who's handing out the paper bags 8)

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