Re: AMD thunderbird oops

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 10:52:04 EST

On Tue, 26 Jun 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

> My current speculation is that the sdram setup on some of these boards can't
> actually take the full CPU spec caused by these hand tuned routines. There is
> some evidence to support that as several other boards only work with Athlon
> optimisation if you set the BIOS options to 'conservative' not 'optimised'

Interesting, and plausable theory. It would be more interesting to see
register dumps of the memory timing registers on both good and bad
systems, to see if this is the case.

Unfortunatly afair the register level specs of all the affected chipsets
are not available.



| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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