Re: AMD K6

H. Peter Anvin (
Sun, 4 May 1997 18:07:58 -0700 (PDT)

> i've exchanged mail with somebody who posted a similar problem
> to the newsgroups. they got it working by replacing their
> Biostar motherboard with a SP-P5VD. (i don't know exactly what
> brand that is, sorry).
> from what I can gather, it's not the chip, but that a number of
> motherboards aren't stable with it. however, considering that
> at least one person (lindsay computer systems,
> seems to be selling linux boxes based on the tx-97 and the K6, it does work.
> note that it only works with certain (recent) revisions of the TX-97,
> at least according to the Asus web site.

I'm aware of that, but the TX97-E explicitly supports it, so it should
work, one thinks. *sigh*.