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Old 05-26-2004, 02:38 AM   #1
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Motherboard change


My question is simple. Right now, I have a PIII 550 Mhz processor and I am planning on installing Mandrake 10 in the next couple days but farther down the road, I am thinking about upgrading my computer to an Anthlon processor and I know that the kernel and the compilations for various hardware is going to be set according to the current configuration but if I change later on, am I gonna need to rerun setup or what??

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Old 05-26-2004, 03:03 AM   #2
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No, everything should be the same.

You might have to tweak your setup to get your PCI cards to work correctly (if they will be different) and integrated peripherals might be a problem, but the CPU and motherboard change itself should not require you to do much in the way of reconfiguring.
 
Old 05-26-2004, 01:31 PM   #3
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however you might have to recompile the kernel if you have some fancy feacure enabled or if it goes bad
 
  


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