Re: kernel config for MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum?
On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 03:52:49PM -0500, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> I just ordered one of these mobos, with an Athlon64 X2 CPU. I'm going to
> install them this weekend. I've made a first run through configuring a
> kernel for the new board, and made my best guesses about hardware
> components. I found some documentation and installation reports that
> describe the devices on the mainboard and their drivers, so I think I've got
> a fairly good idea of what's needed.
> Still, it would be helpful if I could look at a kernel config from someone
> else who's using this board, and preferably an Athlon64 X2 CPU too, and who
> has customized their kernel for the hardware. If you have such a config,
> I'd appreciate it if you would either post it here (grep -v '^#') or send it
> to me by email.
> Also, if you have an /etc/sensors.conf for this board I'd like to see that
> One other thing: several reports online said that the integrated ethernet
> devices wouldn't work with the standard sk98lin driver, but needed a patch
> But that link is dead, and I can't be sure what else to grab from the
> Syskonnect site. Has this issue been resolved by the 2.6.15 kernel? I.e.
> can I use either sk98lin or skge without patches for the built-in ethernet?
I thought it was solved, but I am not 100% sure.
> Thanks in advance for your advice. If I have my kernel ready then I can be
> up and running sooner when my new hardware comes! Can't wait!
Did you consider just trying 2.6.15 k8 smp from unstable or
backports.org? What does building your own gain you?