AMD K6-2 450 mhz

Aled Morris aledm at
Tue Jun 11 09:05:47 BST 2002

On 10 Jun 2002, Paul Richards wrote:

>The K6-2 was not a reliable CPU, depending on which version of the chip
>you have it might be complete trash. AMD screwed up some versions so
>badly that the only solution was for them to replace them on demand.
>I've got a K6-2 that's junk since FreeBSD *always* dies unpredictably
>with it.

I have a couple of servers with K6-2/500 processors in that will only
run reliably (i.e. for more than a few minutes) by downclocking them to
400MHz or so.

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