Building a FreeBSD system.
xfb52 at dial.pipex.com
Thu Jan 26 03:51:59 PST 2006
Anthony Dematteo wrote:
>I am interested in building a new computer, with the intention of
>running FreeBSD AMD/64.
>I am, however haveing trouble finding a mother board with support
>listed in the hardware database. (Mostly for onboard audio) Is it
>reasonable to belive that these audio devices will follow a normal
>spec, and the FreeBSD will run them? Is there a good possiblity that
>if they are not listed in the hardware.txt that they will not work at
>all? What about onboard ethernet?
Asus A8V Deluxe. On board audio, ethernet (and pretty much everything
else) work fine, but the usual advice is that add-on audio cards are
usually much better than on-board ones. Depends what the audio is for,
You won't find motherboard compatibility listed, because it's pretty
much impossible. However, find the chip sets on the motherboard and use
google. Always worked for me.
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