[linux] Summary of Athlon64 friendly distros

Doug McLean dougmc at u.washington.edu
Tue Oct 26 12:31:42 PDT 2004


That's good advice in general (checking the forums). Thanks much! :)

Doug McLean
CSS Systems Administrator
University of Washington, Bothell
http://staff.washington.edu/dougmc/pgp.html

Meanwhile, in Gotham, oabram at u.washington.edu wrote:


> 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.

>

> http://forums.gentoo.org/viewforum.php?f=46&sid=c62817e9ac28273278222a89fe583ce4

>

>

> Abe

>

> 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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