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Athlon64X2 + Xpress 200 Upgrade equates to Uplate

Posted 12-15-2005 at 04:06 AM by carl0ski

I Recently ploped down the cash on a MS-RS482M4 to accomidate a Athlon 64 X2.
Replacing an honourable Athlon XP (may its ashes rest in peace)

I installed Mandriva 2006 X86_64 on my new beast with a few hiccups.

First for some bizarre reason the Kernel on the install disc doesnt boot past IDE and SATA controllers unless
# noapic
is passed to the kernel like so
# linux noapic

that isnt a big deal however whenever noapic is passed...
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Athlon 64 are so Fast even the time flies by.

Posted 12-15-2005 at 03:52 AM by carl0ski

an issue floating around with some Athlon 64 processors

the date wizzes by rapidly
what a nightmare
imagine waking up 9 december and seeing it is December 26
arghhhhhhhh crap!

My Resolution:
took a hell of lot experimenting but
'no_timer_check notsc' to your Bootloader

(/etc/lilo.conf) mine looks like this
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