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Re: Problems with Duron Procesor

On Sat, 15 Dec 2001, Jorge.Lehner@gmx.net wrote:

> When installing a new Kernel (2.4.7), compiled for this processortype
> the machine stopped to work, because of severe Memory fault problems,
> reducing the access "speed" from 133 Mhz to 100 Mhz reduces the
> problem significatively
> Using a plain Pentium kernel we got no memory faults anymore.
> Is this a Motherboard/Memory problem, or is there any known problem
> with the AMD-Duron optimization?

Based on observations of linux-kernel members it can be a weak power
supply or mainboard that can't cope with the Duron's increased
requirements when running an Athlon-optimized kernel.


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