neuhauser at sigpipe.cz
Sat Apr 16 04:43:34 PDT 2005
# flz at xbsd.org / 2005-04-16 00:23:43 +0200:
> Le Friday 15 April 2005 ? 14:16 -0700, David O'Brien a écrit :
> > On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 06:09:04PM -0700, Astrodog wrote:
> > > On 4/14/05, David O'Brien <obrien at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > > > On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 03:14:45PM +0200, Dag-Erling Smrgrav wrote:
> > > > > Jung-uk Kim <jkim at niksun.com> writes:
> > > > > > Stay away from nForce chipsets.
> > > > >
> > > > > Please stop spreading this little piece of disinformation. nForce3
> > > > > motherboards such as the Asus SK8N should work fine.
> > > >
> > > > DES stop spreading FUD.
> > >
> > > I think the point to be made here, is that there are SOME specific
> > > nforce based boards, that work great,
> > There are? Which?? The SK8N that DES will respond to my email is
> > actually high on the "bizzare issues" list.
> I have an Asus A8N-SLI (nforce4) Motherboard based box running
> 5-STABLE for some time now. Issues are :
> x ACPI (quite common),
> x Sound (not much a problem since I have an Emu10K1 based sound
> card which is far better),
> x Network (sk0 works fine, but not should-be-nv0),
> x USB (no clue, I'm not using it ATM but firewire works).
> The system is totally usable,
You have listed things that are *not* usable, which means the board
is not *totally* usable. Please think a bit about what you post. :)
So, what *does* work on the board? PS/2 mouse / keyboard, ATA,
PCI-E graphics, and that's it?
> I'm totally happy with it.
Good for you. If I bought a mobo and half of its functions were
inoperational it wouldn't fall within my idea of "totally usable".
But thanks for your description, I now know I need to avoid A8N-SLI.
How many Vietnam vets does it take to screw in a light bulb?
You don't know, man. You don't KNOW.
Cause you weren't THERE. http://bash.org/?255991
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