Re: Mainboard for Debian stable
On 12/29/2011 08:11 AM, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
I am selling Debian pre-installed desktops, but I cannot get the
mainboards I've used anymore. Can somebody advice me a mainboard what
works fine with Debian stable?
A backported kernel or CSS firmware is not a big problem, but I don't
like installing closed source drivers.
I want a network driver what's in Debian. In the past I had problems
with the Realtek 8111E what is in most motherboards today (in lspci this
is called "RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller
[10ec:8168] (rev 06)"). Does this work now with Debian 6.0.3?
I don't find anything about it in the release notes.
Normally I use AMD/Ati boards from Asus, but Intel is fine too.
Paul van der Vlis.
I can't really offer any specific model recommendations, but what I will
recommend is to go with an Asus brand motherboard. This is because
lm-sensors has an ACPI driver that works with Asus boards and returns
much more information than what you get from most other motherboards.
For example, on an Asus board I get this:
Adapter: ACPI interface
Vcore Voltage: +1.21 V (min = +0.80 V, max = +1.60 V)
+3.3 Voltage: +3.31 V (min = +2.97 V, max = +3.63 V)
+5 Voltage: +5.02 V (min = +4.50 V, max = +5.50 V)
+12 Voltage: +12.32 V (min = +10.20 V, max = +13.80 V)
CPU FAN Speed: 1591 RPM (min = 600 RPM)
CHASSIS1 FAN Speed:1493 RPM (min = 600 RPM)
POWER FAN Speed: 0 RPM (min = 600 RPM)
CPU Temperature: +33.0°C (high = +60.0°C, crit = +95.0°C)
MB Temperature: +35.0°C (high = +45.0°C, crit = +95.0°C)
And on a non-Asus I get this:
Adapter: Virtual device
temp1: +52.5°C (crit = +126.0°C)
Hope this helps!