Re: New Small Cyrix patch

seth (
Tue, 18 Nov 1997 22:08:55 -0700 (MST)

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It's a Cyrix 686 P150+. Definately a 1rev.5. When the NT/Cyrix bug was
found I grabbed their CPUID and that's what it was then, and that's what
linux reports today. Never had too much trouble with it.


P.S. Attached my /proc/CPUINFO.

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On Tue, 18 Nov 1997, Linux Developer wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Nov 1997, seth wrote:
> > Not to cause too much noise, but VSPM seems to work fine on my Step 1 Rev.
> > 5. Haven't had any problems for a long time (since the first 2.0.x cyrix
> > patch)
> Interesting.. you're sure it's Step1/Rev5? Which speed? I had a Step1/Rev6
> Cx6x86 PR166+, and VSPM did NOT work on it. Maybe a brief working period
> in step1/rev5's? :)
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