warning: recent PIII's not SMP-able

Josip Loncaric josip at icase.edu
Mon Sep 18 14:30:41 EDT 2000


Mark Hahn wrote:
> 
> > http://developer.intel.com/design/pentiumiii/specupdt/244453.htm
> 
> Intel seems to have revised this; note 12 ("cannot dual") now
> applies to only a few chips.

Judging by Intel's September 2000 specification update, the "cannot
dual" note now applies only to certain 1.0 GHz Pentium III chips in
SECC2 packaging.  However, note 9 ("will not be validated in Dual
Processor applications") applies to lots of different P3 varieties, all
of which have core stepping cA2 and come in FC-PGA packaging.

Sincerely,
Josip

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