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    CPUs and Debian Buster

    I have just seen the article :- https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=3900x-linux-distros&num=1 This shows Debian 10.0 working okay with a Ryzen 9 3900X. I am puzzled as I thought there were problems using the stable release of Debian 10 with a third generation Ryzen CPU. Has...
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    CPUs and Debian Buster

    So will a BIOS update to the latest BIOS enable the stable release of Buster to work with third generation Ryzen CPUs ?
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    Realtek 8111H

    I also have seen conflicting reports. As far as I can see the problem is with the r8169 driver, which Linux seems to use. I don't know whether this bug has been fixed. Someone has suggested an Intel EXP19301CTBLK PRO 1000 network card. Are there any B450 motherboards that don't use Realtek 8111H ?
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    Realtek 8111H

    I wish to have a desktop built with Linux Debian Buster as the operating system. The motherboard I am thinking of has a Realtek 8111H as the lan controller. However I understand that this controller has problems with Linux. Can anyone help, please ?
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    CPUs and Debian Buster

    I understand that there have been problems in running the stable releases of Buster with up to date hardware such as third generation Ryzen CPUs. Hence my interest in having a Buster back port kernel as well as the stable Buster kernel.
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    CPUs and Debian Buster

    I now understand that the two CPUs are no longer available. So I have decided to use a third generation AMD Ryzen CPU after all. I propose to install the latest stable release of Buster I.e. Debian 10.4 to get a 4.19 kernel and then install the latest kernel from the buster back port (which...
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    CPUs and Debian Buster

    I wish to use the stable version of Debian Buster as the operating system in a desktop. I understand there are problems with using 3rd generation AMD Ryzen CPUs with the stable release of Debian Buster. I do not know a lot about the inner workings of Linux, so wish to simply use the stable...
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    CPUs and Debian Buster

    Hi. I wish to have a desktop built with Linux Debian Buster 10.3 (the standard stable Debian release) as the operating system. I need help to discover the best AMD Ryzen CPUs which will work okay with this operating system. I have heard that there have been problems using Buster with 3rd...
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    disable qautomatic download of emails in Oulook

    How do I disable the automatic download of emails in Outlook for Office 365 ?
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    Okay, thanks. From what you say it seems this wiring is completely outdated. It is not being used now anyway.
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    Would this particular wiring allow me to connect two CD-ROM drives to the same soundcard ?
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    Okay. Many thanks for your help.
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    Here are pictures https://send.firefox.com/download/e8c688308c267c57/#4hVAWn9ClJn4iu3NEflNpA https://send.firefox.com/download/4c1366c547c3a707/#4mpr3J-wprjdI7kVgTTqEQ https://send.firefox.com/download/3452f22bf441f8af/#UHl-iyKe757coUNoOkN18w
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    Thanks, but it still doesn't tell me the maximum size of an image file that can be uploaded to this forum.
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    I tried. Unfortunately my picture was too big to be accepted. Do you know, please, what is the maximum size of a JPG file that can be accepted ?
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    Identifying Computer Wiring

    Please can anyone help to identify some computer wiring. It is composed of two short pieces of black cable. At one end of each cable is connected a 4 pin connector (type JWT) - one connector is white and the other black. The other ends of the cables are connected together via another 4 pin...
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