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Re: CPU recommendations *avoid Intel-Shite*

On Sat, 2003-05-03 at 19:18, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 11:14:23AM +1200, Haralambos Geortgilakis wrote:
> > A couple of days back, I did some research, since a good geek friend
> > of mine, was upgrading to nforce2 & I was concerned about Tuxian
> > support.  At the OS & drive level, Nvidia have released binary/closed
> > source drivers for the onboard sound & lan gear, which seems easy
> > enough to install, judging by the instructions.... But I dunno, cause
> > I do not have such a beastie. Anyone who runs such a kit & has been
> > following this thread, may like to comment on this-please?
> Runs just fine.  I have two systems (SN41G2 from Shuttle) here based on
> the nforce2 chipset and ethernet and audio work just fine.  You don't
> have to use nVidia's driver for audio as the intel8x0 alsa driver works
> fine (at least on my systems).

Just to verify that I'm not blowing smoke out my arse, what *do* you
need the nForce2 binary drivers for?

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