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
> 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.