MTRR doesn't work

Marc Heerdink marc at koelkast.net
Tue Oct 30 12:41:27 PST 2001


On Tue, 30 Oct 2001 21:30:35 +0000, Chris Lingard <chris at stockwith.co.uk> muttered:
> 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

So what would be the deal with that? I've both /proc/mtrr and /usr/include/asm/mtrr.h.. :?

> > 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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> >> that will prevent programmers from writing bad programs.
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> >> 
> >> Marc Heerdink
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