biostar GeForce 6100-M9 motherboard

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Sat Dec 24 06:20:22 PST 2005

On Sat, 24 Dec 2005 11:12:29 +0200 (EET)
Adriaan de Groot <groot at> wrote:

> On Sat, 24 Dec 2005, Vikash wrote:
> > I have a biostar GeForce 6100-M9 motherboard with an AMD Athlon 64
> > Processor  3500+ cpu 
> > (
> > e%206100-M9)
> That's an nForce 410 + GeForce 6100; similar to the Asus A8N-VM. The 
> nForce4 flavors are problematic at best.

Apparantly, some are better than others: I have a Gigabyte K8NF-9, see

> > the on board lan is not detected and the ata controller is marked as
> > generic the verbose dmesg is bellow:

My ata controller is detected ok:
tingo at kg-fil$ dmesg | grep ata
atapci0: <nVidia nForce4 UDMA133 controller> port
0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0xf000-0xf00f at device 6.0 on pci0
ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0 ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
atapci1: <nVidia nForce4 SATA150 controller> port
0x9f0-0x9f7,0xbf0-0xbf3,0x970-0x977,0xb70-0xb73,0xd000-0xd00f mem
0xf8002000-0xf8002fff irq 21 at device 7.0 on pci0 ata2: <ATA channel 0>
on atapci1 ata3: <ATA channel 1> on atapci1
atapci2: <nVidia nForce4 SATA150 controller> port
0x9e0-0x9e7,0xbe0-0xbe3,0x960-0x967,0xb60-0xb63,0xe400-0xe40f mem
0xf8003000-0xf8003fff irq 22 at device 8.0 on pci0 ata4: <ATA channel 0>
on atapci2 ata5: <ATA channel 1> on atapci2
ad0: 39265MB <IC35L040AVER07 0 ER4OA46A> at ata0-master UDMA100
acd0: DVDR <NEC DVD RW ND-3550A/1.05> at ata1-master UDMA33
ad4: 238474MB <SAMSUNG SP2504C VT100-33> at ata2-master SATA150
ad6: 238475MB <SAMSUNG SP2504C VT100-33> at ata3-master SATA150
ad8: 238475MB <SAMSUNG SP2504C VT100-33> at ata4-master SATA150
ad10: 238475MB <SAMSUNG SP2504C VT100-33> at ata5-master SATA150

The (P)ATA disk and CD-ROM work, I haven't tested the SATA disks yet.

> Again, problem with newish chipsets. I can't recall any report of SATA
> working really well w/ nForce4 chipsets on this list.

We'll find out, I plan to test the sata disks during the holidays.
Torfinn Ingolfsen,

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