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Re: Cyrix kernel patch

On Mon, 6 Oct 1997, George Bonser wrote:

> On 07-Oct-97 Adam Heath wrote:
> >>On Mon, 6 Oct 1997, Shaleh wrote:
> >>
> >>> Is there a patch against 2.0.29 for cyrix chips??  Is anyone using it??
> >>
> >>I tried the patch for 2.0.30 kernels (on a 2.0.30 kernel,  of course) and
> >>it locked up a few times ... so if anyone has had better luck with this
> >>patch,  please let me know.  At this point I'm considering downgrading to
> >>kernel 2.0.27,  as I'm told a lot of 2.0.30 is broke anyway.
> >
> I always had trouble with my Cyrix workstation locking up.  I fixed it by UNDER
> clocking the CPU.
> After I did that, I have never had a problem with it.

I think that is because your chip is over-heating.. (common problem)  I
bought a jet fan w/ barings and it has never frozen with my 6x86 166+ ..
although performance is another thing. 


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