Re: Athlon/MSI mobo combo broken?

From: Dan Hollis (
Date: Mon Jul 23 2001 - 17:05:03 EST

On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 06:02:01PM +0200, Felix von Leitner wrote:
> > When I compile the same kernel for Pentium Pro, it works. How can this
> > be?
> Theory right now: Because the Athlon kernel does streaming memory copies at
> full bus performance. Not all VIA chipset boards seem to cope.

I fixed my MSI/athlon stability problems by reducing PS load. My next
purchase will be a 450W PS to replace my 300W.

Athlons are real power suckers, 300W is probably 'barely enough' for
typical PC.


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