Florent Thoumie flz at
Sat Apr 16 04:11:14 PDT 2005

Le Saturday 16 April 2005 à 12:23 +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav a écrit :
> Florent Thoumie <flz at> 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,
> though.
> > 	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
> native driver.
> > 	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.

	Well, I should have said "Issues here are".

	I don't really care about problems stated above (which seem to 
	not exist, great) because I'm not currently using all of these.

	I'll try to put my ports-work a bit in the corner this week-end
	and get this to work.

	Thanks for your and Oliver's answers.

Florent Thoumie
flz at
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