The CPU has absolutely no affect on the DVD file
system format. Technically there is no
difference between an Opteron and an Athlon 64,
or even the FX. The all have the same guts in
the CPU, the only difference is the cache and
the QA/QC certification of the Opteron.
> You did not mention OS being used or Vista version - the Opteron may be the
> culprit although AMD states it is Vista capable.
> In any case do not "upgrade" XP - witness the numerous posts re: "getting my
> XP back". Installing Vista from within XP to another HD creates a dual boot
> "sseligson" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> Rick, Why then does this auto load on my dell computer? makes no sense.
>> "Rick" wrote:
>>> Are you trying to perform an update from Win XP
>>> by running the setup program? If so, that's why
>>> you get the error. The DVD is formatted in UDF.
>>> That's the standard for DVDs and Win XP does
>>> not have native support for UDF.
>>> Boot from the DVD and you won't get that error.
>>> But you're advised to install Vista on a
>>> separate partition or hard drive. You may
>>> encounter problems with your Win XP, especially
>>> if you install to a partition on the same hard
>>> drive as XP. The safest thing to do is to
>>> disable you Win XP hard drive when you install
>>> Vista and put Vista on a separate hard drive.
>>> If you "update" XP, make sure you have a full
>>> back of your Win XP system that you can use to
>>> restore your XP to the state it was. You will
>>> have to completely clean the hard drive to
>>> replace Vista!
>>> sseligson wrote:
>>>> Just got the DVD directly in the mail from microsoft. I want to
>>>> install vista.
>>>> On my home built machine with an asrock 939MB and a a opteron 939 I got
>>>> This disc contains a "UDF" file system and requires an operating system
>>>> that supports the ISO-13346 "UDF" file system specification.
>>>> Tried it on my dell and it autoladed without a problem. Can't figure
>>>> what this message means. Please help with this one.