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SubjectRe: Re[2]: [PATCH] VIA bug stomper. Pls apply.
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On Wednesday 19 September 2001 04:04 pm, Roberto Jung Drebes wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Sep 2001, Aaron Tiensivu wrote:
> > > I've been busy working on other things, and being ill. I've not yet
> >
> > pursued
> >
> > > it with them
> >
> > A minor nit I have with the patch is that it printk's out "Stomping
> > the Athlon bug", which in actuality is more likely a VIA bug because
> > the symptoms don't show up in other Althon based chipsets..
>
> Anyone tried changing the CPU of a oopsing system to check if it's the
> CPU or the mobo? I have no other athlon/duron or motherboard to try
> here.

I had a SINGLE report of different CPU's doing different things, but
*most* people aren't swapping different chips into the same motherboard
very often, so all the people without the problem might have the problem
when they put in a different CPU, and those with the problem might have
it go away if they put in a different CPU. I can only assume that this
BIOS bug is only triggered under certain conditions of the CPU.
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