Re: best AMD motherboard for Linux
From: kegwasher (washer_of_kegs_at_t-online.de)
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 16:13:20 +0100
> On 2003-12-28, Peter Christy <christy@NOattglobalSPAM.net> wrote:
>> I keep hearing about problems with the Nforce2 chipset, but I've been
>> using an A7N8X deluxe for nearly a year now without any problems
>> whatsoever! I suspect people aren't reading the "howtos" that are out
>> there! It's been fast, stable, and hasn't missed a beat! I've got all the
>> drivers to load and work correctly with only minor research. I believe
>> the onboard Asus ethernet port may not work correctly with the 2.6 kernel
>> (thew driver is a proprietry binary), but since there's a 3com port built
>> in as well, this is not a serious issue for most people!
> I'm using the same mobo (note, for good performance and DMA you need to
> enable the appropriate nforce option when config'ing the kernel) with
> good peroformance and few problems. The 3com port is especially nice...
ok, you have all convinced me. The next machine will be based on a nforce2