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Re: [suse-amd64] Chipset support of SuSE8.2-x86-64-Beta9
  • From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 13:25:24 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <20030909132520.GG24749@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 06:50:46AM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Marco Maske <maskemarco@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
> > Hello together,
> >
> > 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).

For the onboard network Nvidia should (or maybe they have already)
released binary-only add on 64bit drivers. Nvidia doesn't release chipset
documentation or free drivers, so we cannot directly support it.

-Andi


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