des at des.no
Sat Apr 16 03:23:24 PDT 2005
Florent Thoumie <flz at xbsd.org> writes:
> I have an Asus A8N-SLI (nforce4) Motherboard based box running
> 5-STABLE for some time now. Issues are :
> x ACPI (quite common),
ACPI should work. It's not an issue on the SK8N. In any case, it's a
BIOS issue, not a chipset issue.
If you meant APIC and not ACPI, it should work in mixed mode. 6.0 has
code which supposedly makes mixed mode unnecessary, but I haven't
tested it (I don't have a CPU for my SK8N right now)
> x Sound (not much a problem since I have an Emu10K1 based sound
> card which is far better),
Sound shouldn't be a problem; the nForce audio codec is ICH-compatible
and should work with snd_ich. I'm not sure if I ever tested that,
> x Network (sk0 works fine, but not should-be-nv0),
If you're using the nvnet port, that's a known issue. 6.0 has a
> x USB (no clue, I'm not using it ATM but firewire works).
USB worked fine on my SK8N - well enough for keyboards, mice and
memory sticks, anyway.
Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no
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