[Soekris] Net4801 CPU speed after reset

Matt Dickinson lists at alpha345.com
Sun Dec 14 18:10:22 UTC 2003


Marcus Schwartz wrote:
> Matt,
> 
> I've been told that this can be fixed by using your fingertip to short
> two pins on crystal X1, which is located between the CPU and the PCI
> slot... You need to short together the two pins closest to the CPU
> (farthest from the PCI slot) as you are applying power to the board.
> 
> I've had to do this twice, and my board still works... but I have no
> idea how/why this works, so don't hold me responsible if you toast
> yours :) 

I've also been told (off-list):

<quote>
This is a known bug of net4801 and bios 1.22. Soren said that it'll be fixed
with the next bios version.
</quote>

I'd prefer to pull the power plug each time, rather than pressing reset and
using the short technique :-)


Matt




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