Re: Dual Athlon XP 1800+ on Tyan Thunder K7 or Tiger MP anyone?

From: Dieter Nützel (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 17:41:50 EST

Am Dienstag, 9. Oktober 2001 23:16 schrieb Dieter Nützel:
> Has anybody some numbers, yet?
> Thanks,
> Dieter

Here comes what I've found so far fro single Athlon XP on Linux.

Summary and thanks for your fast replies:

All Athlons/Durons except the first SlotA ones (Athlon I; 0,25 µm; no apic;
no available boards) support SMP. I know it before from the docs...;-)

But "only" the "latest" Athlon MP/XP (Palomino core) and Duron (Morgan core,
based on the Palomino core) support it "very" well. This is due to the
enhanced TLBs and cache redesign.
Only difference between Athlon MP vs XP is that the first is "validate" for

So any dual numbers? I know that Paul G. Allen would upgrade his Tyan Thunder
K7 dual 1.4 GHz TB Athlon to an dual Athlon XP.


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