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Re: [suse-amd64] Chipset support of SuSE8.2-x86-64-Beta9
  • From: Marco Maske <maskemarco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 22:00:56 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200309092038.41431.maskemarco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Thanks Andreas, your answer helped me very much.

Last Question is a working gravic-chip. 3D and or OpenGL must not work
now and I'm stil happy with Nvidia GeForce460MX. Their drivers I get
with YOU comes easy and works without problems. I hope there's not only
serverowner reading here.

Andreas Jaeger answers:
> Marco Maske <maskemarco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >
> > I'am Newbie and very interesting of SuSE x86-64 and want built a PC
> > with the AMD Opteron CPU. I've read there some Problems with the
> > Asus-SK8N with Nvidia chipset. I've no problems to install SuSE8.x
> > on x86-32bit or compile some apps. But compile a Kernel is to
> > difficult for me in the moment.
> We're currently working to get teh Asus running. You can boot it
> with acpi=off and it works (but without the onboard network chip).
> > I don't need the Promise-SATA-Raid chip but need Adaptec2940-SCSI
> > card for HD and CD-Rom, the Realtec-Lan and ALC-Soundchip. I want
> > use xfree, KDE, Gimp, Ooffice and Sound with alsa. Have I a chance
> > to get this "out of box" with the 8.2beta?
> The rest should work fine.
> > Or is the Tyan-ThunderK8W (1 CPU fist and <4GBRam) with the AMD8131
> > chipset the bether choise, means bether support and easier to
> > install?
> The Tyan should work just fine.
Ciao Marco, registered GNU/Linux-User#313353

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