Help with AMD Turion

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Help with AMD Turion

Postby Mo.nk on Sun Apr 20, 2008 1:11 pm

Hi, im not sure if this is a real problem but ive recently installed Mint Linux on my AMD Turion 2.1ghz machine, but when i install it and click the "System Settings option" in the "Tasty Menu" it says my machine is an i686, but i thought that was intel? i was also wondering if there is some drivers i need to install that will allow me to change the CPU frequency because the option doesnt appear in the battery settings. Any help is much appreciated thank you.
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Re: Help with AMD Turion

Postby MagnusB on Sun Apr 20, 2008 3:30 pm

Mint is only i686, it is just the architecture the OS runs in, AMD is fully compatible with that.
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