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Old 05-09-2010, 07:34 PM   #1
javitxi
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Question Are there any Linux drivers for P6X58D Premium?


Hi! I'm Javier from Madrid (Spain) and I'm building up a server with a friend. I'm in charge of the hardware and my friend about software (linux distribution, etc). So, after searching through many models of motherboards I've found one candidate: Asus P6X58D Premium. Then, I realized that probably, there isn't any driver for that motherboard. So, I've browsed to http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_I...ukj&templete=2, then on the download tab and discovered there was:

"DOS, Netware, Unixware, Windows 2000 to 7 x64 and others" but no Linux option

So, I've searched in other similar motherboards: for example P6T Deluxe. At the Linux option, the drivers were about audio issues....

So, does really need a distribution x64 for server based on Debian, Ubuntu, etc, these drivers to work correctly on Asus P6X58D Premium?

I'm very confused

Many thanks for the help!

Javier
 
Old 05-09-2010, 08:14 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure the majority of Linux distributions will work on the majority of motherboards. You may find certain onboard components - accelerated graphics, audio, wireless - don't fully work, but it's very rare indeed for a motherboard to not be able to run Linux at all.
 
  


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