Re: preliminary K5 anti divide by zero oops patch

babydr (
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 19:00:07 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 31 Oct 1996, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> Could ppl with an AMD K5 CPU try out this small arch/i386/kernel/time.c
> patch?
> it worked on at least one machine :) It should prevent those ugly divide
> by zero kernel oopses.
> [any feedback, both positive and negative is welcome!]

Well patched a clean 2.0.24 kernel last night,
approx. 11:00 PST still up and happy,
no oops's anywhere to be found.

I have run most fo the stuff I usually do & still no

nec ide atapi cdrom(only thing on the ide), running
XFree86, netsc(r)ape, .... etc.

THANKS, :-)) JimL