[ubuntu-uk] Phenon 9600 unstable on Ubuntu 7.10

Kris Douglas webbox.uk at gmail.com
Sun Mar 9 16:54:22 GMT 2008

On Sun, Mar 9, 2008 at 4:42 PM, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi folks,
>  I wondered if anyone has seen any reports of stability problems on the
>  AMD Phenon 9600 CPU with Ubuntu 7.10?
>  I've upgraded my PC this weekend to a Phenom 9600 running on an MSI
>  motherboard with AMD chipset (it's an AM2+ motherboard with the standard
>  AMD790FX chipset on it).  I've had nothing but issues with it.
>  I've reinstalled Ubuntu 7.10 a couple of times, tried 3 different video
>  cards (ATI Radeon X300, NVidia GeForce 7200GS and a ATI All-In-Wonder
>  X800GT) and nothing is completely stable.  I keep getting random freezes
>  (which I can't seem to replicate).
>  I've checked the CPU temp and that is about 35 degrees and it has 4GB
>  memory in there from my previous system which was working fine.
>  So I'm a bit stumped.  I've done a Google search and found something
>  relating to the network card but it's a different card to what I have on
>  the board.
>  Just wondered if anyone had heard anything before I look at trying
>  another distro (maybe Gentoo or SUSE).
>  Rob
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Interesting, can you tell me what chipset you have? "NForce ###"

I have had some problems with them. Also.. I would try a distro like
SuSE live, Knoppix... etc.. just to see if its stable.

Another thing you could check is your kernel logs, to see if something
happens at time of crash.

Kris Douglas
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