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Old 08-15-2003, 07:39 AM   #1
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Location: Orust, Sweden
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Unhappy Running Slack 9.0 on Intel Xeon or AMD Opteron


I have running Slack 9.0 on a Dual Intel Tualatin motherboard (a workstation) with good results.

I intend to upgrade the machine whit a knew motherboard and processors.

Will Slack 9.0 work with a TYAN THUNDER K8 S2880GNR DUAL AMD OPTERON motherboard?

Or shall I select an Intel XEON montherboard?

Please advise?

Best regards
Old 08-16-2003, 11:46 AM   #2
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If the kernel works with the processor, then Slack will too. I think I noticed an AMD64 option during my recent kernel compiles (since at least 2.4.20)... so any recent kernel might work.
Old 08-17-2003, 03:15 PM   #3
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Thumbs up Hi Azmeen

Thanks for your advice.

I will investigate this further and revert with further information and the full story.

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