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Re: [suse-amd64] Chipset support of SuSE8.2-x86-64-Beta9
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 05:04:56 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <u8ptiazhsp.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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).

> 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.

> Maybe Andreas J. knows:
> Is there a Date when the SuSE8.3amd-x86 is ready to buy? Becomes the


> Price nearly how the SuSE8.x Pro (ca. 100$ or Eur)?

Andreas Jaeger, aj@xxxxxxx,
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