Re: Running Debian on an AMD Ryzen system
- Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:57:15 +1100
- From: "Sam Varghese" <sam@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Running Debian on an AMD Ryzen system
On Fri, February 22, 2019 7:46 am, Dan Ritter wrote:
> Sam Varghese wrote:
>> I would value feedback from anyone on this list who has been running
>> Debian on an AMD Ryzen system. I have gone back through list posts for a
>> year and cannot find anything on this subject.
>> I am running the testing stream and am looking to upgrade a 10-year-old
>> which I use for work. Having had good experiences with AMD processors in
>> the past - my current box has a K6-2 chip - I would prefer to go with a
>> processor from the same company.
>> If anyone does respond, could you please copy me in? I am not subscribed
>> to the list.
> I have installed Debian on several Ryzen machines. No particular
> problems, unless you are using the built-in graphics systems, in
> which case you may need to get X11 via stretch-backports.
> What are you concerned about?
Thanks for your response, Dan.
I have seen some older reports about kernel issues and crashes. Hence my
I presume that the built-in graphics system can be disabled from the BIOS
(or UEFI) and a stock standard graphics card used instead. Would I be
correct in assuming that?
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