Re: "Divide error"?
Alan Cox (email@example.com)
Mon, 16 Mar 1998 15:00:33 +0000 (GMT)
> Mar 16 06:00:59 boom kernel: divide error: 0000
> Mar 16 06:00:59 boom kernel: CPU: 0
> Mar 16 06:00:59 boom syslogd 1.3-3#24: restart.
> Does this mean I've got hardware problems? At the time of the crash,
> the machine was completely idle....
> The system is a Cyrix 6x86MX 200+, running stock 2.0.33 + the set6x86
> 1.5 patch.
Some cyrix CPU's occasionally return the same value for two RDTSC
instructions. This is in direct violation of the spec. If you build your
kernel with APM enabled the problem should be hidden.
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