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Old 01-12-2005, 03:18 AM   #1
pkathgr
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AMD bug problem fixed in newer kernels???


I'v installed last summer Slackware 10 and then iI've discovered the notorius AMD Bug about AMD Athlon processors and AGP (X-windows lockup and KDE freezing from time to time).

Unfortunately the addition of the option "mem=nopentium" in lilo didn't solve this serious problem.

Does anyone know if the problem has been fixed in 2.6 kernels or in the latest 2.4.x kernel (2.4.28)????
 
Old 01-12-2005, 06:48 AM   #2
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What type of AMD processor have you ?

I run 2 machines, one with XP 2600+ barton and one with 1.3 ghz duron, both run fine with
absolutly no X crash, freeze, both run 2.6.9 kernel
 
  


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