ASUS A8V-MX (was: Addition to the "Mainboards Linux compatibility list")
> Motherboard: ASUS A8V-MX
> Storage : VIA VT8237 PCI bridge [K8T800/K8T890 South]
> VIA VT8251 AHCI/SATA 4-Port Controller
> VIA VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master
> Samsung HD 080HJ (80GB)
Hi, I am running etch amd64 on ASUS A8V-VM which is similar
(same south bridge).
Please let me know:
- what performance do you get on this SATA II?
(check that you have enough space for 2 GiB test.dat in /tmp
or change the path to sth. else)
dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/test.dat bs=1M count=2048
dd of=/dev/null if=/tmp/test.dat bs=1M count=2048
- did you try or plan to use the fake RAID (with dmraid)?
(dmraid version I've tested could not always recognize the
metadata in the new format, but SW-RAID has it's advantages
- does the sound work without problems?
- does the graphics function without problems?
- which driver do you use?
CPU: Athlon X2
RAM: 2 x 1GiB RAM 400 MHz Kingston ValueRam
Storage: Software RAID 1 on SATA II HDDs with LVM.
Sound: not used
Graphics: not used
Kernel: 188.8.131.52-amd64-k8-smp #6 SMP from kernel.org
Patched: drivers/scsi/ahci.c and drivers/scsi/sata_via.c
(in order to use VT8251 SATA)
System: etch32, basic installation, VNC, VMWare Server