AMD Computers Boot with Interprid and Hardy
stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 2 22:32:26 GMT 2009
Eberhard Roloff wrote:
> 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.
> 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....
I don't know if this information is useful, however, my old computer has
Intrepid and Hardy and both are working reasonably well. The processor
is an Intl Pentium 4 2.3ghz. Hardy is running KDE 3.5.10 and Intrepid
is running 4.2. I haven't been following this thread, so if you are
only considering AMD OS's, this is not very useful.
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