[Beowulf] Barcelona hardware error: how to detect

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Fri Jun 6 07:33:38 EDT 2008


----- "Mikhail Kuzminsky" <kus at free.net> wrote:

> Yes, this AMD errata document says that in B3 revision the error "will
> be fixed". I heard that new CPUs w/o TLB+L3 error are shipped now,
> but are this CPUs really B3 or may be have some more new release ?   

They certainly do exist, we've got 94 nodes of them here and
no longer require the kernel patch to work around the errata.

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