[PlanetCCRMA] New motherboard / CPU

Donald Steven t6sn7gt at aim.com
Sun Nov 18 14:05:33 PST 2012

Very comforting news, especially since I'll be keeping the same sound 
card (RME) and video card.


On 11/18/2012 4:32 PM, Joe Hartley wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Nov 2012 16:02:03 -0500
> Donald Steven <t6sn7gt at aim.com> wrote:
>> If I change motherboard (and the CPU -- from a Core Duo to an i7) do I
>> have to reinstall Fedora and CCRMA, or will Linux load the
>> newer/different modules (say for the Ethernet) and CCRMA needs?
> They're both 64 bit CPUs, so you should be fine for the most part.
> You may need to add some packages if the video, audio or Ethernet
> hardware uses a different driver, but you should be able to install
> the packages before the change, then boot up OK.
> I think all the common Ethernet modules are installed anyway, so you
> will likely have net access afterwards.  The biggest problem I've run
> into is when I've changed the video card, and then I'm limited to the
> shell until I install the right module.  Once that's in place, I can
> get X Windows set up again pretty painlessly.
> Good luck!

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