[lug] kernel support for Athlon
fschmid at archenergy.com
Mon Jul 22 14:19:10 MDT 2002
I recently ran into an interesting problem with AthlonXP CPUs:
I cannot compile a stable kernel when selecting Athlon as CPU type. The identical kernel
configuration with one change: CPU Type = PentiumII ... works just fine.
- Tyan Motherboard, AMD-760 MPX chipset
- Single Athlon XP 1.9 GHz CPU
- NVIDIA GeForce4 video (using the NVIDIA driver)
- SuSE Linux 8.0 (using their 2.4.18 kernel)
A google search points to problems between Athlon CPUs and AGP video cards; here is a
Did anybody else on this list see similar problems / have answers to this issue. I am not
on the kernel list and my info is purely based on a brief web search.
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