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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Athlon bug stomper. Pls apply.
On Wed, Sep 19, 2001 at 12:51:07PM -0700, Dan Hollis wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2001, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > If it were only 5%, I would vote for disabling the optimisation given the
> > number of problems; however it's 2x _and_ you can trigger the bug as normal
> > user from userspace too... so we need to fix the hardware/bios.
>
> But we really dont know what the hell that bit is doing. It might trigger
> some other obscure bugs and make things a real mess.
>
> Until we get some answer from VIA its IMHO a bad idea to start twiddling
> this bit willy-nilly on all machines.

no argument from me there...
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