Mainboard suggestions?

Sean McNeil sean at
Wed Sep 15 09:19:15 PDT 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 02:20, Greg J. wrote:
> > On Wednesday 15 September 2004 07:39, John Wilson wrote:
> > > I am currently in the process of spec'ing a new machine for myself
> > > and wish to go the AMD64 way.  Unfortunately, trying to find good
> > > information on the myriad of mainboards that are available is giving
> > > me a serious headache. :)
> Can't go wrong with a MSI K8T Neo-FIS2R mobo. I have one & it works
> great. It does have a Realtek NIC (device re).. but I haven't had issues
> with it. :)

Only problem that I've had is that hardware tx checksums are broken. 
You have to turn them off or you'll see odd hangs when doing a lot of
nfs over that nic.

I'd suggest getting firewire as you can at some time possibly use it as
a debug port.


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