AMD Dual Core CPU's

Geoff Purchase lists at
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.
> Thanks,
> Ed

Hi Ed,

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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