Re: Athlon oops traced to CONFIG_MK7 code in arch/i386/lib/mmx.c

From: Arjan van de Ven (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 03:27:15 EST

On Sat, Jul 07, 2001 at 09:10:46AM -0800, Richard Chan wrote:
> Athlon oops saga continues - I consistently get Athlon kernels oopsing
> during the boot up process either in rc.sysinit or loading of usb modules
> (this is a RedHat system 7.1). These kernels can boot to a shell init=/bin/sh
> but once I try to do stuff like inserting modules they oops left, right, and centre.
What motherboard, how big is your PSU ?
This code has the tendency to get full memory-bandwidth and it appears that
some boards can't handle this....

   Arjan van de Ven
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