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Re: [opensuse] new system question
  • From: "John Andersen" <jsamyth@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 10:03:28 -0700
  • Message-id: <60fb01490805021003rb2126e8gea89208cec989a4b@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 1:56 AM, Fred A. Miller <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Russ Fineman wrote:

The hardware compatibility list appears to be out of date. Has anyone had
any experience with the following??

Processor Speed 2.40 GHz, 1066 FSB, 8MB Processor Type Intel(R) Coreā„¢ 2
Quad RAM 4 GB, 667MHZ DDR2 SDRAM (4 Modules) Hard Drive Size 150 GB
SATA (Will replace with 2x320GB Maxtor drives that are in my present system)

Motherboard is an Intel with 975 chip set.

Any comments would be helpful. One of my main concerns is will I have to
use the 2.6.22.18-SL103_BRANCH_20080221152521-default kernel so it will boot
past the SATA controllers. My present ASUS motherboard with SIS SATA
controlers will only boot with the above kernel or with 11.0 alpha 2. Have
not had time to try Beta 1.


Yes, you will. SIS, as usual is lame at best. Other than that, I don't
think you'll have any problems.

Fred

His new computer is not SIS.
It seems to be an Intel chipset, which works out of the box in my
machines.


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