Re: ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard: comments?
I have a ASUS A8N-SLI Premium, with 2 300Gig as RAID-1 on the Silicon
SATA controller a 74G Raptor SATA on the nVidia SATA and 250G ATA on IDE
A. E. Lawrence is correct on the disk enumeration issue. I am running
udev 0.87-1 and the disk enumeration is quite flaky as some times it
boots properly and
other times not. udev also has a problem with my Radeon 7000VE in that
it does not create
the frame buffer devices. It also had problems with the Marvel Yukon 1G
interface until I disabled it from BIOS.
So for now I am running 2.6.12-386 with an older udev.
If anyone else is having similar issues with the ASUS A8N-SLI Premium,
I'd be willing
to work together on getting these issues resolved. I am new to 'udev'
and do not have
a great understanding of what is due my ignorance or to bugs.
A E Lawrence wrote:
Hendrik Tews wrote:
does anybody have experiences with the ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard
or its Deluxe variant? Does Debian run out of the box on it?
I did have a few problems with disc enumeration order differing
between install and sarge, but this was on a fairly complex system
with 4 SATA drives, a couple of genuine scsi drives and a legacy PATA
(ie IDE) drive.
The grub menu written by the installer tried to boot from the wrong
disc (because of said enumeration difference), so I used a grub floppy
and edited the entries on the first boot, and then changed them
Most people with simpler systems have no problems. Unless my memory is
failing, Jo is not right in recommending the Via K8T890: it is a
Nvidia nforce4 chipset.
Maybe Len's 2.6.12 installer might get around the problems that I saw:
I expect that the disc enumeration will match.
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