[A small little survey]

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Jun 21 14:22:17 EDT 2001


On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Chris Black wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 12:39:09PM -0400, Joey Raheb wrote:
>  > No problems with the setup, only thing with AMDs you have to append the
> > following to the lilo.conf append="x86_serial_nr=1" that was the trickiest
> > thing we encountered.
> So, why was the "x86_serial_nr=1" kernel option required for AMDs?
> What does it do?
>
> Chris
>

It isn't required for AMD's per se because we've never used it and ours
work fine.  I'm running 1.33 GHz Athlons on MSI motherboards and they
work flawlessly.

BTW -- Jared DID ask that we all reply to him privately and offline to
avoid swamping the list with what could be hundreds of responses.  This
seems reasonable, no?

   rgb

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