Installing on an AMD K6-2-350

fredex fredex at
Sat Dec 31 01:05:58 UTC 2005

On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 02:59:54PM -0800, david wrote:
> Folks
> I have an ancient machine that ran FC1 just fine.
> However, now when I boot from the installation CD (1), and enter
>   linux text
> the system reboots itself.
> I can't get out of this loop.
> Should I discard the computer, or is there some magic boot parameter that 
> might work?
> Or some alternate solution, since floppys are too small.

I have a vague recollection that late-model Fedoras require a P-II
or later. If that's true, then you're out of luck, as the K6-2 is
a Pentium clone, not a P2 or P3 clone.


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