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SubjectRe: [patch] voluntary-preempt-2.6.8-rc3-O4
On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 04:58, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> another idea: you are running this on a C3, using CONFIG_MCYRIXIII,
> correct? That is one of the rare configs that triggers X86_USE_3DNOW and
> MMX ops. If 3dnow is in any way handicapped in that CPU then that could
> cause trouble. Could you compile for e.g. CONFIG_M586TSC? [that option
> should be fully compatible with a C3.] - this will exclude the MMX page
> clearing ops.

OK, with CONFIG_M586TSC, I am getting a lot of lockups. A few happened
during normal desktop use, and it locks up hard when starting jackd.
Could this have anything to do with the ALSA drivers (which I am
compiling seperately from ALSA cvs) detecting my build system as i686?
I have read that the C3 is more like a 486 (with MMX & 3DNow) than a


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