Subject: Re: AMD 586 dx4 133 support
To: Phil Knaack <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/10/1996 14:44:22
On Tue, 10 Sep 1996 16:33:59 -0500 
 "Phil Knaack" <> wrote:

 > 	I am about to purchase an AMD 5x86 dx4 133 chip on a pretty generic
 > motherboard. 
 > 	Will NetBSD work on it, and if so, will it use the chip-specific
 > enchancements? I don't know what they are, but I assume there are some.

A friend runs NetBSD on an AMD 5x86 ... it's important to note that it 
seems to behave like a 486, just much faster.  (i.e. it appears as a 
486-class CPU).

I'm not really certain what, if any, chip specific enhancements there are.

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