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Re: Advice for new machine?

On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 10:00:57AM +0200, Gilles Sadowski wrote:
> I should install debian on a new machine with the following
> components:
> CPU: AMD X2 4200+
> MB:  Asus A8N SLI Prem
> Graphics: ASUS EAX 550
> Network: DLINK DGE 530T
> Keyboard: Logitech LX700
> Is everything supported?
> Especially useful would be the driver names for:
> - the SATA disk controller

Should be fine with a reasonably new kernel.  That means etch should be
fine, sarge probably not.

> - the graphics card

Avoid ATI if you like your sanity.  Get something nvidia based and you
shouldn't have any trouble.

> - the network card ("skge"?).

Well I have used sk98lin/skge based chips before on asus boards, and
they have worked for me.

> - the (cordless) keyboard
Should work the same as a wired one.  You might need to fiddle to make
any special keys do anything, but the keyboard itself should work fine.

Len Sorensen

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