Change of Intel to AMD motherboard

Jon Savage jonathansavage at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 20:27:23 UTC 2004


> > > Hi there, I have a running FC2 on a Intel 233mhz motherboard, I want
> > > to move it to an AMD-K6-2/500 motherboard but it will not boot.
> > >
> 
> > linux r wrote:
> > > Not without knowing the specs of the motherboard.   ARe you absolutely
> > > sure that this mb supports....
> ....
> > you do mean that you swapped the motherboard, the processor, AND the
> > heatsink and fan for something the K6-2 supports?
> >
> > How far through the boot does it get?
> 
> Can you configure the BIOS?
> 
> You should see the memory test and the opportunity
> to press 'del' to enter BIOS config....
> 
> If you can get to the BIOS setup, what devices are listed in the 'boot
> from' list.
> 
> Can you boot the #1 install CDROM disc (or rescue)?
> 
> If you cannot get to the BIOS setup it is not a Fedora
> problem.

It sounds as if the OP moved the HDD w/ the working install from one
system to another perhaps?
If so that could be part of the problem although Linux is said to deal
with that far better than say XP does.
-- 
Bests,
Jon
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