On 9 Oct 2001, Robert Love
> Date: 09 Oct 2001 18:12:26 -0400
> From: Robert Love <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Timur Tabi <email@example.com>
> Cc: Linux Kernel List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Dual Athlon XP 1800+ on Tyan Thunder K7 or Tiger MP anyone?
> On Tue, 2001-10-09 at 17:52, Timur Tabi wrote:
> > Dieter Nützel wrote:
> > > Has anybody some numbers, yet?
> > I was under the impression that only the Athlon MP CPUs could be used in SMP
> > systems, and the fastest one is still 1.2GHz.
> It seems that any Athlon (even Durons) work fine in SMP configurations.
> (Although I don't recommend this for stability).
> Most people using dual Athlons are probably using the higher speed but
> cheaper Athlon parts with no problem.
> I have heard conflicting reports of what is actually different about the
> MP vs non-MP parts, with points ranging from "the MP parts are just
> certified" to that MP actually has some different internals. Whatever
> the case, I suppose the difference isn't earth-shattering and mostly
> marketing (ala Intel).
> Robert Love
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