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Old 11-10-2004, 10:38 AM   #1
Curt6000
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is my MoBo supported?


im using an Asus A7V266-E mobo. i was just on the SuSE site and i couldn't see a listing for my MoBo. so im wondering if it's even supported
 
Old 11-10-2004, 11:13 AM   #2
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I found this on the hardware compatibility list

http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/sh...p?product=1520

http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php

Last edited by n0b1x; 11-10-2004 at 11:14 AM.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 01:46 PM   #3
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In general, most hardware is OS-neutral. What can sometimes be an issue is with Linux support for the onboard functions (sound, LAN, etc).

If you ask me though, if you've already got the board, the best way to find out if it's compatible is to just try to install Linux on it and see how it goes. On the other hand, if you planning on purchasing a new mobo, then the LQ HCL is a great resource for research. Good luck with it -- J.W.
 
Old 11-10-2004, 07:35 PM   #4
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on boot

Also when you boot in linux it should say ALI ___ or whatever . And does the kernels agpgart load ?
 
  


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