Recommended hardware: June edition
Posted on: 06/17/2004 09:19 AM

Linux.com has posted the first article of a monthly series of hardware recommendations for GNU/Linux users

If you're still using the 2.4 kernel rather than the newer 2.6, you're more likely to have problems with new hardware. Even parts made as recently as a year ago may be unsupported in the 2.4 series. Such devices include serial ATA (SATA) hard drives, controllers, and RAID adapters, and motherboards based on the nForce 3 chipset. You're also likely to experience a number of serious problems related to Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI). If you must use the 2.4 kernel, use the latest one, or at very least something newer than 2.4.24.

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