LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-10-2003, 12:52 PM   #1
e1000
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: California
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 582

Rep: Reputation: 30
AMD compatability?


how is linux's support for AMD chips and boards? i know that an AMD board and chip equivelant to a 300$ intel, can be bought for around 200$, and im toying with the idea of building a computer, but im not sure about compatability.

im specifically thinging duron, if it matters.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 12:57 PM   #2
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 12,061

Rep: Reputation: 760Reputation: 760Reputation: 760Reputation: 760Reputation: 760Reputation: 760Reputation: 760
No worries with the CPU but different chipsets work better with linux then others. Do you have a motherboard picked out yet?
 
Old 10-10-2003, 12:59 PM   #3
arunshivanandan
Member
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: Kerala,India
Distribution: RedHat,Mandrake,Debian
Posts: 643

Rep: Reputation: 30
abt AMD processors,they are fully compatible with linux.I am using athlon XP 2000+ without any problem.abt motherboard,try getting one with nforce/nforce2 chipset.they are famed for their linux support.(Though you will have to upgrade your linux kernel to experiance the sheer power and speed nforce offers.)
take a look at http://usa.asus.com/mb/socketa/a7n266-vm/overview.htm
www.nforcershq.com

Last edited by arunshivanandan; 10-10-2003 at 01:04 PM.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 02:07 PM   #4
dave_starsky
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: UK, Manchester
Distribution: Gentoo (2.6.10-r4) & Ubuntu
Posts: 145

Rep: Reputation: 16
i'm using an athlon 2000+ on my laptop and it works great
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
AMD Opteron or AMD 64 dual core difference? GATTACA Linux - Hardware 1 10-22-2005 10:46 PM
2.4 compatability.. muhd_thaha Linux - Hardware 1 10-14-2005 11:53 AM
compatability with amd athlon 3200 homerjpbody Linux - Hardware 6 07-24-2004 10:31 PM
AMD 64 bit vs Dual AMD MP 2400+ GATTACA Linux - Hardware 2 06-02-2004 05:54 PM
AMD, Chipset Compatability?? jjayala Linux - Newbie 5 11-29-2003 06:18 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:06 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration