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Re: Semperon processors


> What kind of odd noises, and how do you think they relate to the
> problem?  If your computer makes funny noises at a higher clock speed
> it suggests a hardware problem more than something in the kernel ( or
> at least based on the details you have supplied ).

It's a two tone oscillating noise and then the machine shuts down.
Sometimes it doesn't happen, then I get kernel panics.

> In the case that you don't believe that it is a Hardware problem, have
> you tried booting something else?  For example a Linux bood CD,
> windows install CD or something else to see what kind of result that
> produces.

Boot CD - kernel panic. What's a Windows CD? Don't have anything like
the polluting my office here ;-)

> If there was a problem with the kernel, you would expect to find it at
> all clock speeds.

True. I just am not sure if it's because at 1GHz, the chip identifies as
an Athlon and at 2.4GHz, it's a Semperon which could be causing the


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