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Re: [tlug] Athlon hardware bug hangs Linux

Jonathan Byrne wrote:

>Gentoo is currently slashdotted, but they have an article on
>a hardware bug in Athlon/Duron that can hang the Linux kernel
>through memory corruption in extended paging.  It's apparently
>particularly common when using an Nvidia card or when using
>the preempt kernel patch.
>For those who have had Athlon/Linux problems lately, this may
>sound very familiar.
Interesting. I think that this is my problem.

Would it help at all to compile my kernel for i686 instead of Athlon, or 
will that have no effect?


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