The statement said: "Compaq and Intel worked together to resolve the reported issue (sighting).
"Compaq expects to introduce its Itanium-based systems shortly.
"A BIOS software configuration change was made to address the sighting.
"The BIOS software change we recommended is Itanium processor-related and how hardware interfaces with the operating system and data flow. The change we recommended has helped meet Compaq"s criteria for shipments and the company expects to begin shipping systems shortly." What implications this may have on other Itanium systems shipped by the other 19 vendors was unclear at press time
News source: The Inquirer - Intel claims Itanium problem fixed