[K12OSN] Hardware question where the newest K12LTSP is being used

John P. Conlon jconlon1 at elp.rr.com
Mon Dec 4 03:29:26 UTC 2006

I did leave out some data didn't I.  The AMD is indeed an Athalon but 
all I really know about the Intel is that it is a faster processor and 
uses the edge socket style what ever that is.

Eric Harrison wrote:

> John P. Conlon wrote:
>> My current server is  a home made affair that has a 1GHz AMD 
>> processor in it.  I was recently given a newer box that has an Intel 
>> 2.2GHz processor in it.  Can I move the hard drive from the AMD 
>> machine to the Intel machine without having to re-install everything 
>> or loosing my students' folders and files?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Pat
> With processors, the only time you really run into problems is if you 
> are doing a major hardware downgrade. Moving from a 64bit AMD Opteron 
> to an Intel P4, for example. Or moving from a P4 to a 386 or 486.
> I would expect moving from a 1GHz AMD (32bit Athlon, I'd guess) to a 
> P4 2.2GHz would work without a problem.
> -Eric
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