Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Brian Webb <webbb@××××××××××××.net>
To: Greg Frank <frank@××××××××××.com>
Cc: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] AMD/AGP issues
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2002 21:13:42
Message-Id: 1028168435.26944.16.camel@bwpc.local
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] AMD/AGP issues by Greg Frank
1 I've been running a dual Athlon system at work for about a year without
2 a single problem. I have long processing jobs running on it pretty much
3 continuously, so it's not lightly loaded either. My main server at home
4 is also an Athlon system that runs 24/7, and I haven't had a single
5 problem with it either. Both systems use NVidia graphics cards.
7 Brian
10 On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 18:45, Greg Frank wrote:
11 > Hi. I remember when the AMD/AGP issues with Linux were first being
12 > reported, you guys had some of the most comprehensive info on your site.
13 > Lately, I haven't seen very much info about it... although I have seen
14 > several people commenting online recently that they have been using
15 > Linux on recently built AMD systems with no problems. Since I am
16 > considering putting together an AMD system pretty soon, I am curious
17 > about how the situation stands at this point. Can you please tell me if
18 > there is a new kernel version that addresses the problem? Also, if not,
19 > does it help at all if you compile the kernel specifically on an AMD
20 > processor? (I'm guessing not, but it's nice to hope).
21 >
22 > Thanks for any info you can pass along.
23 >
24 > Greg Frank