Fried motherboard replacement?

David M. Carney carney1979 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 14:10:51 UTC 2005


On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 14:29:40 +0100, Filip Ruymen <filip.ruymen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using a Abit nf7-s v2 for a year now.
> Never gave me any problems. It has sound onboard and network also.
> Both are supported by Ubuntu.
> 
> Kind regards
> Filip
> 
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2005 20:14:07 +0700, Brian Durant
> <globetrotterdk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi again,
> >
> > My computer guy tells me that there is a high probability my Soyo
> > Dragon Plus! motherboard is fried and that I should start shopping
> > around for a new one. Naturally, my first question is what works well
> > with Linux? While my experience tells me that it changes slightly from
> > distro to distro, there are some general rules. As an example, my Soyo
> > board never worked that well in general with Linux. I don't want to go
> > all the way and get an AMD 64 bit capable processor and board as AMD
> > has a rep for being difficult to get to work well. Not my experience,
> > but if no one here in Jakarta will touch AMD with the proverbial 10
> > foot pole... My computer guy recommends Asus, but I have no idea if
> > they are the bees knees in Linux or what. Are any of the new Intel
> > motherboards any good in Linux? If nothing else, can someone direct me
> > to a URL where I can find recommendations?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Brian
> >
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...just as a side note, I never had a problem with my Soyo Dragon
Plus! and Linux.

David

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