MTRR doesn't work

Chris Lingard chris at stockwith.co.uk
Tue Oct 30 13:30:35 PST 2001


Martin Kavec wrote:

> 
> Well,
> 
> dmesg should tell that MTRR is on and there should be message in
> XFree86.0.log that MTRR works as well. In the last mentioned I read a
> warning that MTRR is not supported by system.
> 
> (WW) System lacks support for changing MTRRs
> 
> And last thing I don't have
> /proc/mtrr.
> 

The Mandrake system probably does not have a /usr/include/asm/mtrr.h

Chris

> Greetings and thanks
> 
> Martin
> 
> PS: You are right I should have written all this stuff already in the
>     first mail. Apologise for that.
> 
> 
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Marc Heerdink wrote:
> 
>> On Tue, 30 Oct 2001 11:30:17 +0200, Martin Kavec <martin.kavec at uku.fi>
>> muttered:
>> > Hi guys,
>> > 
>> > I can not get running MTRR on my LFS3.0 (X4.1.0). Surprisingly, on
>> > Mandrake
>> > 8.0 it works but not on LFS. I thought that if I recompile kernel with
>> > MTRR
>> > everithing should work. Did I forget something?
>> > Processor is K6-3Dnow.
>> 
>> What exactly makes you think MTRR doesn't work, and what do you mean if
>> you say that it doesn't work?
>> 
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