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SubjectRe: What Athlon chipset is most stable in Linux?
I've been pushing my AMD Abit KG7 board to the limits without crashing, 
using a Thunderbird 1.4.
Don't forget that cooling is also an important issue with these
processors/motherboards!!

(Mobo is using an AMD 761 AGP Bridge and the rest is from Via ... (don't
recall, not behind pc)

DK

At 16:37 13/11/2001 -0500, Brian wrote:
>We've tried a number of boards for our application servers and the only UP
>AMD DDR board I trust right now is the Gigabyte GA-7DX. They are rock
>solid.
>
>Other AMD 761 boards may work, but I've made too many late night trips to
>the colo to stray from what I know works. DDR support seems to be the
>breaking point on most boards.
>
> -- Brian
>
>On Tuesday 13 November 2001 04:08 pm, Calin A. Culianu wrote:
> > On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Martin Eriksson wrote:
> > > I'm hearing rumours about my University wanting to set up a cluster
> > > with AMD Athlon XP+DDR computers, so I wonder what chipset is most
> > > stable under Linux?
> > >
> > > I assume it's the AMD DDR chipset, but I want to be pretty sure.
> > >
> > > Btw, do compilators currently optimize for the third floating-point
> > > unit in Athlon XP processors?
> >
> > Well, here's my little anecdote:
> >
> > We bought 33 1.4 GHz AMD Athlons (non-XP) with the slightly deprecated
> > VIA KT266 Chipset (Spacewalker AK31 motherboards.. not exactly the Lexus
> > of the M/B world but oh well)..

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