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Re: Is ASUS A8V Deluxe OK for Linux?

On Friday 16 September 2005 02:50 pm, Dirk wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm planning to buy a ASUS mainboard with the following chipset:
> Chipset 	VIA K8T800Pro and VIA VT8237
> It's the A8V-Deluxe
> Does anyone know if this MB has problems with Linux (or the other way?)
> Before I had the P5RD1-Deluxe (Intel CPU) but it was too hot (noisy)
> because I needed 550Watts to make it stable. It had the same Soundchip
> like A8V-Deluxe (Realtek ALC861) which didn't work because of the ALi
> controller. Is this different here? Does the Intel HDA audio driver work
> with A8V-Deluxe? Are VIA chipsets in general OK for Linux or do they
> suck for some reason?
> Does anyone OWN this MB already?
> I WANT an Athlon64 3200+! Maybe there is a better MB available?
> ANY comment is highly appreciated!
> Thanks a lot,
> Dirk

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