[ILUG] Linux community insulted by Intel with P4
* at lbedford.org
Thu Dec 14 10:23:11 GMT 2000
On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 09:03:39AM -0000, Brian Cullen came forth with:
> I am sure most of you have already heard there are major problems with the
> P4 from our friends at Chipzilla. They have changed the CPUID model
> numbering. It is family 15 now, distos that will work are RH7, SUSE7 and
what, you'd prefer if they left them the same?
Why should linux be having problems with the CPUID anyway? if it doesn't
recognize it, it should drop back to running 386 code..
> Buy an athlon, it is much cheaper and a lot more powerfull!
For limited values of the word powerful.
I'm not an intel fan, but this is more of the "AMD are wonderful, AMD
never do anything wrong stuff"...
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