Re: AMD K6-2/400 and FIC VA-503+BM with Linux 2.0.36

Vojtech Pavlik (
Mon, 22 Feb 1999 22:40:50 +0100

On Mon, Feb 22, 1999 at 06:11:17PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:

> Are your K6's the ones rated for 100MHz and also the heatsinks
> well attached. A friend had the same symptoms because someone
> had a price tag sticker between cpu and heatsink.
> I'm told but haven't verified this that there are 66MHz bus only
> K6/2 parts

This applies to 266 and 300 MHz parts only. The 266s are all 66 MHz,
the 300s can be either 66 MHz (marked AFR66) or 100 MHz (marked AFR).
The 400s are all 100 MHz bus.

And yes, the K6s and K6-2s do need a good cooling.


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