Re: Conquering the Athlon optimization troubles
Fri, 14 Sep 2001 00:25:58 -0700

> On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, David Hollister wrote:

> > My motherboard is the Epox 8KTA3+, and I'm running an Athlon 1.4GHz.
> > The point to all this is that with the newer BIOS, my machine is now
> > up and running absolutely fine with Athlon optimization turned on.

On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 01:28:45AM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> Maybe you meant 9/6/2001. That is the latest available version. From only
> 5 days ago. ...
> Congratulations! (-: I would recommend you to run a long memtest86 as well
> in particular tests 5 and 8. - They are the ones that used to fail for me
> with the inappropriate memmory settings...

I have an Epox 8KTA3+ Duron 900MHz system running linux 2.4.9ac5.
I oopses to death during boot of Athlon/Duron kernels, works fine
with K6 style kernels.

I flashed the BIOS with the 9/6/2001 BIOS upgrade, and the Athlon
optimized kernel dies in exactly the same way it did before.

Brian Litzinger <>

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