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Date:      Tue, 6 Sep 2016 23:57:29 -0700
From:      Cary <>
Subject:   Re: New motherboard is a success and a breeze !!
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Hi Manish.

Thanks to you again for sharing, and much thanks to the developers of FreeBSD
who have helped make changes in hardware configuration so painless to manage.
For me the story has been about one FreeBSD i386 system, over the course of many
upgrades, in use on three different boards sold by Dell, Asus, Intel.  Never had
need to reinstall.  Chipset and CPU varied each time.

Lev Lazinskiy wrote:

> Hi Manish,
> Thanks for sharing! This is pretty amazing.
> Best,
> Lev
>> On Sep 2, 2016, at 9:26 AM, Manish Jain <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> For anyone needing confirmation that FreeBSD does not need to
>> reinstalled upon change of motherboard/CPU, this message is precisely
>> that. My previous MB+CPU were generating a high-pitched, grating sound
>> which I was finding intolerable to bear.
>> So I junked the Asus MB+ AMD A6-6400K CPU (costing USD 125 in all and
>> just 2 weeks is use), and moved to a Gigabyte GA970 ATX board (costing
>> USD 100), which I paired with a very old Athlon II (X2 270) Regor 3.4
>> Ghz that was lying around in my stocks.
>> The whole MB has changed, the CPU has changed, and yet FreeBSD 10.3
>> amd64 comes up like a breeze. Not one bit has had to be changed
>> anywhere, not even a single entry in rc.conf. Everything just works -
>> internet, virtualbox, sound, video, scanner, printer. It really is a wonder.
>> And the best part for me is that there is no more of that high-pitch
>> grating sound that was driving me mad. I don't mind losing a bit of
>> money, but I did NOT want to be stuck forever in the company of unwanted
>> audio effects.
>> Regards,
>> Manish Jain
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