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Re: Debian 6 uninstallable?



On 03/03/11 15:50, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
> In <4D6F198B.1080907@gmail.com>, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> AMD - hmmm I've had a few problems with AMD boards - if the NIC requires
>> forcedeth I *always* disable it in the BIOS and replace it with a card
>> that GNU/Linux actually supports. forcedeth is crap - I defy anyone to
>> get them to continuously work properly.
> 
> Mine (2 on this Tyan board) have been working as well for nearly 6 years now.    
> I've heard other stories about forcedeth not working well, but I've never even 
> had a hiccup from mine.


Fortunately there's an exception to many bad rules :-)

Don't know if I've had any Tyan boards through - the two forcedeths I
have on hand are both ASUS - and it's only GNU/Linux drivers that have a
problem with them - no biggy, NICs are cheap.

Cheers


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