Will Sabayon Linux 3.4a x86_64 work with this PC

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Will Sabayon Linux 3.4a x86_64 work with this PC

Post by amd_scp » Thu Aug 23, 2007 14:17

ok Here are the specs for my PC will sabayon Linux work with this.

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Number of processors   1
Number of cores   1 per processor
Number of threads   2 (max 2) per processor
Name   Intel Pentium 4 640
Code Name   Prescott
Specification   Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.20GHz
Package   Socket 775 LGA
Family/Model/Stepping   F.4.3
Extended Family/Model   F.4
Core Stepping   N0
Technology   90 nm
Core Speed   3192.1 MHz
Multiplier x Bus speed   16.0 x 199.5 MHz
Rated Bus speed   798.0 MHz
Stock frequency   3200 MHz
Instruction sets   MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, EM64T
L1 Data cache   16 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Trace cache   12 Kuops, 8-way set associative
L2 cache   2048 KBytes, 8-way set associative, 64-byte line size
Chipset & Memory   
Northbridge   Intel i945G/GZ rev. A2
Southbridge   Intel 82801GB (ICH7) rev. 01
Graphic Interface   PCI-Express
PCI-E Link Width   x4
PCI-E Max Link Width   x16
Memory Type   DDR2
Memory Size   1024 MBytes
Memory Frequency   266.0 MHz (3:4)
CAS# Latency (tCL)   4.0 clocks
RAS# to CAS# (tRDC)   4 clocks
RAS# Precharge (tRP)   4 clocks
Cycle Time (tRAS)   12 clocks
Bank Cycle Time (tRC)   16 clocks
System Manufacturer   
System Name   
System S/N   
Mainboard Vendor   Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Mainboard Model   8I945GZME-RH
BIOS Vendor   Award Software International, Inc.
BIOS Version   F6
BIOS Date   08/29/2006
Memory SPD   
Module 1   DDR2, PC2-4300 (266 MHz), 512 MBytes, Kingston
Module 2   DDR2, PC2-4300 (266 MHz), 512 MBytes, unknown brand

I Have 3 hard Drives

1 Raid 2 Sata
Windows xp is installed on 1 SATA the RAID is used for datra storage.
I want To Install Sabayon on remaining SATA disk on FULL disk. Will this work?? I should tell that i had a boot loader prob with running Fedore (New Version) i Installed Fedora perfectly but when it came to restart and boot the boot loader woudnt start :( .

Can i be Sure That wont happen with Sabayon. PLease will this work side by side with my Xp ??? any advise is really appreciated. Thank You In advance! :) :)

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Re: Will Sabayon Linux 3.4a x86_64 work with this PC

Post by wolfden » Thu Aug 23, 2007 14:26

It will work side by side with any thing, just set up your dual boot, but SL should auto detect XP and set it up

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