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Re: New motherboard (and processor)

Michael Beattie dixit:

> On Sun, 18 Oct 1998 homega@vlc.servicom.es wrote:

> > I'm just checking on it... now, the old m'board is an AT based on the UMC
> > UM8498F... (made in Taiwan... ops, like faked watches, no wonder...).
> > The new one is: Pentium 571 TXPROII VGA/3D SO (whatever this all means).
> > I just hope I don't have to recompile the kernel, I have no idea on how to
> > do it (besides, it seems to be working ok, except for the rebooting bit).
> Your manufacturers website: http://www.ability.com/ (I think thats right)
> They should have some specs on your MB, But as a stab in the dark, I would
> say that yes, you do have an ATX board.
> Recompiling the kernel is easy, install the kernel-package and
> kernel-source-2.0.34 packages, and read the docs for kernel-package.

In that case, wouldn't it be worth to recompile the latest stable kernel

> > > >  Also, I got hold of an Intel MMX processor (I currently have a
> > > > P-120), and am wondering if I have to tell Debian somehow about the change,
> > > > or will it be just like with the m'board.
> > > 
> > > Shouldn't matter. Mine didn't complain.
> > 
> > That's good news... will they keep coming?
> Im sorry.. I dont understand?

I was just hoping you would give me the same good news about the m'board, so
good news "would keep coming".

Thanks yet again.

Un saludo,


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