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ckr 12-08-2005 08:23 AM

Got me some Shiny New Hardware... now what?
 
Hi folks.
I just thought I'd throw out a line and see if anyone has any input on which distro might support the hardware I just bought. I had everything running just find using Mandrake 10, but now that I'm turning that box into a Myth TV box, and have new hardware, I need to rebuild a linux dual boot. Here are the specs. If you have info and feel so inclined, please let me know if you've had any luck with a distro/hardware combo


Motherboard:
LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D
The MB is nice, it's a 939 socket with built in G-bit Lan (chipset:Vitesse VSC8201 Gigabit Phy and Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit PCI )

(I read on this site, that this works great. ANyone want to add to that?)

CPU:
AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Venice

Video card:
JATON Video-PX7800GT Geforce 7800GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16

Sound card:
Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS SB0350 8 (7.1) Channels PCI Interface Sound Card

Thanks for any input!
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mdkusr 12-09-2005 01:11 AM

With that hardware my vote is in Gentoo, cause with Gentoo you will be able to best modify your kernel and package system to be optimized for your setup.


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