AMD Computers Boot with Interprid and Hardy

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at
Mon Mar 2 20:21:42 UTC 2009

Mark Halegua wrote:
> On Monday 02 March 2009 06:25:02 am Hein van Rensburg wrote:
>> I have seen a few mails saying AMD computers cannot boot interprid and
>> hardy. This problem is seen with AMD and Nvidia chipsets and 32 and 64 bit
>> chipsets and software.

> I have an AMD Turion X2 64bit system and an AMD 32 Athlon single core (ready 
> for upgrade when I find the money) and both have hardy installed.  I did have 
> a problem installing hardy on the Athlon system, and installed an earlier 
> version of Kubuntu and then systematically upgraded.  The Turion X2 64bit 
> system installed hardy no problem.
> Mark
As Hein said implicitly, this problem has nothing to do with AMD CPUs.

It is just that the chipsets which cause trouble, happen to have 
motherboards with sockets for AMD CPUs. ;-)

So having an AMD in no way implies trouble. Just when your chipset is 
new and from Nvidia you could possibly....


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