Re: Asus a7m266d stability issues

Alan Cox (
Tue, 21 May 2002 19:47:09 +0100 (BST)

> I'm getting kernel panics using the A7m266d smp motherboard and kernel
> 2.4.18 as soon as the system is put under load.

Mine is rock solid with dual processors.

> It's rock solid when booted using uni-processor kernel.

Did you use XP or MP processors. Do you have at least a 400W PSU ?

> Also, hdparm reports the drive as udma2 even though it's udma5.
> IDE performance as measured by hdparm is terribly slow even when compared
> to what it should be using udma2.

AMD76x IDE is a new feature in 2.4.19pre. That supports UDMA100

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