[ubuntu-uk] Phenon 9600 unstable on Ubuntu 7.10
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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).
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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.
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