[OpenIndiana-discuss] General question about motherboards
Kevin J. Woolley
kjw at javabunny.net
Tue Dec 21 18:42:44 UTC 2010
On Tuesday, 21 December, 2010 02:34, "Edward Martinez" <mindbender_1 at live.com> said:
> I suggest staying away from AMD Athlon 2 x2 series, because I have
> a system using the 240 series, Openindiana, solaris 10,11 ex,
> opensolaris,etc do not work due
> to a bug in the CPU; the problem is the screen gets flooded with
> the error: apic error interrupt on cpu 0 status 0 = 0, status 1 =4,
> after grub in infinite loop. not sure if that bug may of inherited to
> the *A**MD Athlon II X2 250* cpu
> this is the bug report i filed back in march :
Thanks for the warning! I haven't tried to run Solaris on that particular CPU (I'm an Intel sort of guy myself), but recommended it because Harry's existing system was AMD-based.
Do you have a recommendation for a socket AM3 CPU that will run Solaris well?
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