Re: Stomping on Athlon bug

Arjan van de Ven (
Thu, 13 Sep 2001 08:21:49 -0400

On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 02:19:38PM +0200, Jan Niehusmann wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 11:17:46AM +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > Interesting; This is exactly the bit that the athlon cool thingy that
> > popped up
> > here a while ago changed; everybody agreed that it was WAAAAY too
> > dangerous
> > back then, because PSU's and voltage regulators wouldn't be able to
> > cope......
> But, as far as I understand, STPGNT will not be enabled unless ACPI
> power saving is in use, so setting the disconnect on STPGNT bit should
> not matter.

That is incorrect; it works perferctly well without ACPI.

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