[Bug 38859] Re: The boot CD does not work on Cyrix

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Thu Apr 13 20:33:48 UTC 2006

Here it is.

vendor_id       : CyrixInstead
cpu family      : 6
model           : 1
model name      : 6x86MX 2x Core/Bus Clock
stepping        : 4
cpu MHz         : 132.634
fdiv_bug        : no
hlt_bug         : no
f00f_bug        : no
coma_bug        : yes
fpu             : yes
fpu_exception   : yes
cpuid level     : 1
wp              : yes
flags           : fpu de tsc msr cx8 pge cmov mmx cyrix_arr ds_cpl est cid
bogomips        : 264.60

But the reason that the CD does not boot may be that the cdrom does not support DMA properly.

Had to add nodma to Knoppix kernel commandline.
The boot CD does not work on Cyrix

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