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SubjectRE: Tighten up serverworks workaround.
How can e help?  Please give me a configuration and how the bug manifests

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-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Cox []
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 8:36 AM
Subject: Re: Tighten up serverworks workaround.

> I've reports of people with rev6's who have reported success
> with that workaround commented out. Could be they never
> pushed the machine hard enough to trigger a bug, but I'd
> have thought this breakage would show up pretty quickly.

It doesn't. It requires the right patterns and took Dell quite
some time to identify and pin down. If its like the 450NX one
which I suspect it is then you have to have pending misordered
stores to a write gathering target evicted by another read.

> My attempts to contact serverworks in the past have fallen on
> deaf ears. maybe you have better luck ?

I'll try. I got on ok with them for the OSB4 stuff but thats
a long time ago and they've been eaten since then

[Bcc'd to the person I suspect is the right starting point]


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