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SubjectRe: VIA Southbridge bug (Was: Crash on boot (2.4.5))
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Ville Herva <vherva@niksula.hut.fi> writes:

> It is coded is assembly specificly to heat the CPU as much as possible. See
> the README for details, but it seems that floating point operations are
> tougher than integers and MMX can be even harder (depending on CPU model, of
> course). Not sure what kind of role SSE, SSE2, 3dNow! play these days.
> Perhaps Alan knows?

I would have thought this would be a nice problem for a genetic
algorithm to solve---start with random blocks of data, execute them
repeatedly for a period of time (restarting upon CPU traps), and
"breed" those that cause the greatest temperature increase. Any bored
research students out there?

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Adam Sampson <azz@gnu.org> <URL:http://azz.us-lot.org/>
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