Re: Powerful and Stable PC Configuration for Linux (Fedora)
From: Lewi (ichtus_at_mbone.petra.ac.id)
To: email@example.com Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2004 14:10:49 +0700
is there any driver for 6 usb2.0 in Asus P4P800 mobo,
the last time I used for print HP PSC-2210, fedora don;t recognize
so I setup in BIOS to use legacy usb
On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 01:20:41AM -0300, Pedro Fernandes Macedo wrote:
> J.B. Nicholson-Owens wrote:
> >Igor Zhidkov wrote:
> >>MotherBoard: ASUS P4P800 i865PE/DUAL DDR400/LAN
> >I don't know what chipset this mainboard uses, but it's common to use
> >Realtek controllers. Realtek chipset ethernet hardware gets the job done,
> >they're inexpensive, and supported with free software. They work right
> >away, and they're plug-and-play. But they hog the bus and drive up the CPU
> >load during transfer (no matter what OS you run, probably). I've seen them
> >behave similarly on Microsoft Windows systems too. Realtek ethernet
> >hardware is best for low-volume/low-cost setups like homes on cable modem
> The integrated Lan on this mobo is a gigabit lan... I dont remmember the
> controller right now , but I know
> that there's a module for it (however , I didnt find it until I plugged
> a generic nic to install fedora over nfs).
> >>Video Card: 128 MB ATI RADEON 9200 TVOUT AGP X8
> >I know that the ATI Radeon 9000 AGP with or without TV out is plug-and-play
> >in Fedora Core 1. It works well with the 3D video games and there's no
> >to acquire extra drivers. I can't say whether the 9200 is the same story.
> What will be the main use of the video card? If it's only to 2D graphics
> , any supported chipset will do , even a SIS video card.
> However , if you need good 3D quality , go for Nvidia (I have an ATI
> radeon 9500 pro. DGA has some issues on linux..)
> >I'd go for a RAID setup of multiple IDE drives. I've had great experiences
> >(they're fast, stable, rackmountable, redundantly powered) with
> >RAIDWeb.com's IDE units, but they are not cheap. I don't know how much
> >money you're willing to spend on RAID (or how much HD space you really
> >need). This approach would also require a SCSI card, but a good one is
> >fairly inexpensive. RAIDWeb.com's boxes are platform and OS independant,
> >you can plug it into any machine with a suitable SCSI port and use it.
> >you could pool your funds with other people and buy one unit then share all
> >the extra storage space you'll gain.
> It depends on what he needs to do. If he's gonna do networking
> simulations using NS , he'll need plenty of space and speed,
> so raid is the best option. Otherwise , if the dataset is small enough
> to be kept on main menory , raid is not very attractive , unless
> he needs the security offered by some raid setups.
> >My experience is that with brand name turnkey systems, you risk paying for
> >Microsoft Windows license you don't need (but you can get a refund on that
> >if you're willing to go through the hassle) and you are buying service if
> >something on the machine fails. This can be important for a laptop if
> >someone doesn't know how to operate on them, but all the desktop machines
> >I've built work reliably for years afterwards.
> Some system vendors are already offering linux solutions. However , I
> dont know if they're available to desktop computers. Dell and IBM
> have computers with Redhat , Suse or Windows for server duties...
> But I believe that the config he has mentioned earlier is good. If you
> want to do a network install , try to find the module first.. I dont
> remmember the name now , but I think it's something like sk98lin ... A
> quick search in the archives for p4p800 may find it..
> Pedro Macedo
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