On Wed, Nov 21, 2001 at 01:09:30PM +0000, Dermot Beirne mentioned:
> I'm looking at purchasing a Dell workstation (Precision 530) with Xeon
> processors. It is shippable with Red Hat, but I intend on putting Mandrake
> on it at some stage. The Mandrake website does not specifically mention
> support for Xeon processors, and although Mandrake is supposed to 100% Red
> Hat compatible, I just wanted to be sure to be sure!
>> Has anyone any experience of running Mandrake on a Xeon powered box?
There shouldn't be a problem with the "Xeon" bit. They are just PIIIs in
a fancy pants format (sometimes with extra cache), with a silly price tag.
We have Mandrake 7.2 on a Dell poweredge of some description here, and
RedHat 7.2 on another.
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