help pentium bug f0 0f

Valerio Valerii vvaleri at pelagus.it
Wed Jan 21 11:54:08 EST 1998



Tjerk Santegoeds wrote:

> Hi Guillermo,
>
> On 19 Jan 1998 14:59:44 +0100, gmc at gauguin.legg.u-nancy.fr wrote:
>
> :  We installed linux in one compueter and it reports us
> :
> :Warning: Pentium bug F0 0F
>
> Are you sure it doesn't report:
>
> "Intel Pentium with F0 0F bug - workaround enabled."
>
> This means that your processor is susceptible for the Pentium F0 0F bug.
> This bug makes it possible for every user to crash your computer. Mind
> you, this is also possible when using Windows '95 or NT.  The message
> indicates that your Linux kernel protects you against this bug.
>
> If it Linux gives the warning as pointed out by you, you might consider
> recompiling your kernel.
>
> Regards,
>         Tjerk.
>
> --
> Tjerk Santegoeds
> Apeldoorn - The Netherlands







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