Upgrade question

Ian Molton spyro at f2s.com
Tue Oct 1 15:02:58 PDT 2002


On Tue, 1 Oct 2002 21:27:40 +0000 (UTC)
heartboy at nycap.rr.com (Joe Morris) wrote:

> 
> I have to say, the kernel does a good job of getting around bugs. I
> was hesitant to get an AMD after reading on gentoo.org about the
> speculative cache problem. Once I saw that it was fixed in 2.4.19, I
> was greatly relieved :) Do you guys know if this affects Windows 98 as
> well (just in case I have to keep it)? Intel just seemed too expensive
> to me, otherwise I would have been ordering a P4 instead.

P4 has its share of errata too.

AMD is cheaper, faster, and basically all round better, IME.

I wouldnt worry too much.
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