[svlug] Which Linux Distribution for AMD K6-2 (MB: PA 2013)

Deirdre Saoirse deirdre at deirdre.net
Sun Nov 29 20:59:51 PST 1998


>James> Just bought an AMD K6-2/300 and installed on a motherboard (PA
>James> 2013), clock speed 100MHz.
>James> Tried installing Slackware 3.2 (kernel 2.0.29) with no luck.

This is a pretty old distribution and there may be timing issues that were
since fixed (particularly with a kernel that old). I use a K6-2 on RedHat
(5.1+) with no difficulties.

The other question I have is simple: do you have 100MHz-capable RAM? That can
cause a lot of subtle problems.

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