[oclug] Linux and AMD?
draven at distmirr.com
Thu Aug 30 18:19:40 EDT 2001
hehe I have that same video card, too (except for the TV out, I use my
dual head G400 for that) :) Now if I could only get my hands on a copy of
CS, then I could actually USE the power of this machine hahah
Might have to take a trip to the store tomarrow
----- Original Message -----
From: Patrick Leckey <Patrick.Leckey at xist.com>
To: <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: [oclug] Linux and AMD?
> Wow, Bill. I have the same system at home. T-Bird 1.2 with 512MB RAM,
> GeForce 2 MX w/TV Out. I had Kernel 2.4.5 on there for a while (it's all
> windows now, my other AMD is solely Linux now). I have to agree with
> Cannot stress fans enouch. I have a slot-mounted fan, a CoolerMaster
> large heat-sink and fan (good up to 1.3GHz T-Birds) on the chip, and a
> case fan at the back of the case. There is certainly a lot of heat
> expelled, but the chip temp seems reasonable even after heavy load
> a Counter-Strike server usually). I love AMD though. Giv'er.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Omer" <draven at distmirr.com>
> To: <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 5:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [oclug] Linux and AMD?
> > I'm running a T-Bird 1.2Ghz system with Linux (and some times windows,
> > I'm forced for the time being until I get a new modem). It works
> > haven't had any problems related to cpu what so ever. I also have an
> > system with dual P3 1GHz's, and while racing the two systems on
> > kernel (2.4.6), my 1.2GHz with 512MB of ram smoked the dual P3 system
> > had 1 gig of ram.
> > One word of advice: FANS! The T-Bird does put out quite a bit of
> > So much so in my system that I had to install an other fan in the rear
> > case (which I should have done in the first place) to go along with the
> > in the front of my case, and I still have quite a bit of heat coming off
> > machine. It doesn't seem to be effecting system performance, but I
> > get nervous when there is allot of heat involved (so until I install a
> > fan in the case, I have the side cover off the machine and a standard
> > that you would use in your bedroom or living room facing the inside). I
> > have a heavy duty fan + heatsink on the cpu right now, not sure of the
> > or any stats on it, but the thing is as big as my fist!
> > -Bill
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Sean Loch <scloch_ca at yahoo.com>
> > To: OCLUG <oclug at lists.oclug.on.ca>
> > Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 1:27 PM
> > Subject: [oclug] Linux and AMD?
> > > Can someone tell me if there are any major pros, or
> > > cons, with an AMD processor and Linux? Would it be
> > > best just to stick with an Intel processor.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance.
> > >
> > > Sean
> > >
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