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Re: FC 3 and Kernel Lock or Hang



On Tue, Jan 04, 2005 at 10:28:54AM -0600, Browder, Tom wrote:
> It turns out that the other dual AMD we have has the Tyan S2466
> motherboard and it has NEVER locked up!
> 
> So what is the preferred motherboard for the AMD Athlon MP?

I've got the ASUS one. I would say that nowdays there isnt any point
getting dual athlon boards given their slow performance relative to a modern
system.

I did find it very sensitive to BIOS version, PCI cards and also RAM quality.
And finally except for very recent Tyan BIOSes you need a PS/2 mouse connected
to avoid IDE lockups


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