VIA Tech Mini-ITX
richard.kaestner at ycn.com
Sat Dec 27 02:12:39 PST 2003
On Friday 26 December 2003 22:39, Marc Wiz wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 26, 2003 at 10:06:43PM +0100, Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
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> > On Friday 26 December 2003 21:59, Anclo wrote:
> > > I'm considering to build a small VIA Tech Mini-ITX system using the C3
> > > 800 MHz motherboard/CPU or the Eden 533 MHz. This box would serve as a
> > > gateway/router.
> > >
> > > Has anyone have experience with VIA Tech Mini-ITX motherboards? I'd
> > > like to use it to run 4.9-RELEASE.
> > >
> > > Any advice would be appreciated - I'd hate to find out that there is no
> > > FreeBSD driver for the built-in network card...
> > I'm using a older C3 800 miniITX without any problem.
> > AFAIK even the latest miniITX has the "VIA Rhine" chipset for ethernet.
> > Also the PLE266 should work, but of course you cannot use the mpeg2
> > decoder. Don't know any OS which could make use of it.
> There are patches for Linux to use the hardware MPEG-2 decoder.
> Check out http://www.linitx.org
> I have the board with the 1 Ghz chip but haven't tried FreeBSD yet.
works fine - X gives (still) some problems
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