[SATLUG] Looking for A good MOBO manufacturer
tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Sat Sep 5 00:56:08 CDT 2009
On Thursday 03 September 2009 10:33:11 pm John D Choate wrote:
> On Thursday 03 September 2009 05:32:48 pm Peter Cross wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > Yes it's that guy again asking silly questions....
> > Does anyone run MSI boards? Does linux operate well on this manufacturers
> > boards?
> I recently switched to an MSI mobo and am very, very happy. Though I did
> not get a economy board. Every few years I splurge for a higher end
> motherboard and in the years between I often get an economy board to tide
> me over until the next splurge. I got the MSI K9N2 Diamond because I wanted
> a full-featured board to run a quad core Athlon and have an nvidia chipset
> and other bells and whistles.
A couple of years ago, I got one of these for my mythtv system:
The embedded nvidia chipset, integrated sound, SATA... it all worked great.
I just depends what you want to do with them. Make sure that the kernel
modules work with the hardware. For example.. don't buy a board that uses
broadcom chipsets or ATI.
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