Re: Dual athlon XP 1800 problems

From: Andreas Bombe (
Date: Thu Jan 03 2002 - 11:53:22 EST

On Tue, Jan 01, 2002 at 01:58:23AM -0500, Shaya Potter wrote:
> I missed the original message, I'm running a dual athlon 1800+ XP system
> (actually both CPU for some reason get identified as MPs, but they are
> retail XP chips).

The identification string is written by the BIOS. Yours didn't know
about XPs so it misidentified them as MPs. Upgrade your BIOS if this
bugs you.

If ID string contradicts what you think you bought, don't trust the ID

Andreas Bombe <>    DSA key 0x04880A44
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