[linux] Summary of Athlon64 friendly distros

oabram at u.washington.edu oabram at u.washington.edu
Tue Oct 26 11:47:17 PDT 2004

Be sure to read through the gentoo amd64 forums before you start installing it. The forums are the best part of gentoo. Look for all of your hardware and look for all of the programs you rely on. The trick to a pleasant gentoo install is knowing what you need to do before you jump in.



On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, Doug McLean wrote:

> Hi guys,


> I just wanted to give everyone a big THANK YOU for your help! I got some great

> suggestions. AMong the things I will be trying are:


> Gentoo (I like the optimization that's possible not to mention that many people

> here swear by it)

> SuSE (As always good hardware support and a nice interface)

> Ubuntu Linux (Sounds like something new to try, and a possibly big contender in

> the Linux world)


> Again thank you all for your help! You guys are great.


> Doug McLean

> CSS Systems Administrator

> University of Washington, Bothell http://staff.washington.edu/dougmc/pgp.html



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