Bruce Stephens wrote:
> chris <ithinkiam@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> Why safer "software-wise"? Anything that runs on AMD will run on Intel
>> and vice-versa, it's been a long time since the days were certain '686'
>> cpus had poorly implemented the x86 compatibility.
> I meant chipsets, etc. With an intel motherboard there's a decent
> chance everything (SATA controller, onboard networking, sound,
> graphics (though not GMA500)) will just work (and work well) with
> stock kernels.
> Maybe that's so with AMD, too.
I don't know how things are since AMD took over ATI, but it's true
Intel's support of Linux is pretty good with open source chipset and