AMD deciding _now_ what to do about Linux

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Tue Jun 19 04:06:05 BST 2007

On Monday 18 June 2007, Στέλιος Γιολδάσης wrote:
>2007/6/18, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at>:
>> On Monday 18 June 2007, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> >On 17/06/07, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at> wrote:

>> Needless to say, when next I build up this box again, I'll look carefully
>> at
>> the Mach-Speed offerings to see if they have one with enough slots since
>> I'm
>> always out of slots and probably have a dozen or more usb thingies plugged
>> in
>> too.  6 ports on the mobo, 4 on a usb1.1 front panel breakout hub plugged
>> into the mobo, and a 7 port alps hub, & everything but the front panel is
>> full.
>I did have exctely the same problem with an AMD 1600 XP. After I totally
>removed the thermal conductor,
>and I mean REALLY cleaned it up and then recoated it, it droped down to 110
>F. In my opinion you should check that again before
>trying any other solution. I used the box's cooling system and nothing more!
>Just make sure you 've spread correctly the
>themal conductor paste!

It has a coolermaster Glaciator on it, and its been cleaned and re-coated with 
artic silver several times.  Part of the annual spring cleaning around 
here. :)

Cheers, Gene
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