Re: The SpedStep crash problem ...
Karsten M. Self, 2001-Oct-28 15:55 -0800:
> on Tue, Oct 23, 2001 at 05:07:05PM +0200, Martin Sk?tt (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > OK, we are now a couple of people here on the list who are struggling
> > with random crashes of our laptops. The standard solution is to
> > disable SpeedStep in the BIOS. Until now this haven't helped on my
> > machine, but I have many SpeedStep settings and I still haven't tried
> > all of them.
> > Disabling SpeedStep is a workaround, but it's not acceptible for me as
> > a private laptop buyer.
> It's the only solution I've found to work. Running a TuxTops Amethyst
> 20U w/ PIII 600/500 CPU.
> My own research and experience suggest this is the best solution.
I haven't disabled Speedstep, but instead locked the speed at
maximum performance. My bios allows me to do this. I have no
problems (Dell Latitude CPi PIII 750/600).
Jeff Coppock Systems Engineer
Diggin' Debian Admin and User