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[Discuss] Hello. and AMD loan?

Next InstallFest is March 1.

On Jan 12, 2014, at 11:54 AM, Stuart Conner <genuineaudio at> wrote:

> I'm new to this discussion list but not to Linux.
> I've just assembled a new machine with an MSI board and an AMD A10 6800k.
> I normally use some form of Ubuntu, but am considering Arch/Bridge Linux.
> I like the idea of rolling updates. I'm getting tired of "distribution
> upgrades" breaking things.
> How different is the administration of these distros? I'm really used to
> apt and synaptic.
> Any recommendations?
> Also my big problem is that my CPU won't boot.
> Doing some reading I've become aware that the bios needs an update before
> it will even POST with the Richland CPU.
> Does anyone know where I could borrow an FM2 Trinity CPU for just long
> enough to do a Bios flash?
> Anyone with a Trinity willing to lend a few clock cycles to get my machine
> To POST?
> I can offer a tour of the inside of the Hatch Shell as thanks (which is
> where the machine is located).
> Or I could visit your environs with my paperweight so as to get your CPU
> back in it's home asap.
> When is the next installfest?
> -- 
> Thanks,
> Stu
> 617-462-0552
> genuineaudio at
> blue23 at
> stuart.conner at
> Stuart Conner
> 62 Rhodes Cir
> Hingham, MA 02043
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