AMD Dual Core CPU's
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Mon Jan 30 05:56:58 UTC 2006
Ed Fletcher wrote:
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> I'm looking at a new motherboard/cpu combination and I'm looking for
> info on how well the dual core cpu's from AMD work with Ubuntu Breezy.
> Anyone running one of these? Is there enough real benefit to having
> a dual core chip, given the extra cost?
> To keep the comparison fair, I'm looking at the same clock speed and
> cache size. The price is almost double, but not quite.
> Probably a Gigabyte board with the Nvidia Nforce4 chipset.
I'm running a Gigabyte board with an AMD64 X2 processor. I don't have enough knowledge/experience to give you much help, but...
Booting into the normal AMD64 kernel works fine, but when I boot into the SMP kernel I lose my wireless network. I'm still too new to linux to work out why.
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