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Date:      Fri, 18 Jul 1997 16:11:35 -0700
From:      David Greenman <dg@root.com>
To:        Philipp Reichmuth <chokepnt@prima.ruhr.de>
Cc:        Gary Kline <kline@tera.com>, stable@FreeBSD.ORG, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: mw fails even more... 
Message-ID:  <199707182311.QAA11705@implode.root.com>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 18 Jul 1997 23:02:40 +0200." <33CFD9F0.41C67EA6@prima.ruhr.de> 

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>David Greenman wrote:
>> 
>> >       Now I'm even more at a loss re my upgrade to a K5 or K6
>> >       chip.   Perhaps someone on the Core team--like you, David--
>> >       can give everybody advice on which CPU's do work flawlessly
>> >       with BSD and which have known or suspected woes.
>
>Does the problem ONLY arise with BSD?
>
>> >       I'm not referring to occasional defective chips, but to
>> >       bad logic design.
>
>Problems from bad logic design usually arise at once. In this case,
>however, the problem arose after a certain period of time (in which I
>never made the world, BTW). This isn't usually due to a design flaw in
>the chip itself.

   You miss-attributed the above - I didn't write it. I think Gary Kline is
the author.

-DG

David Greenman
Core-team/Principal Architect, The FreeBSD Project



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