[ardour-users] Machine configurations

Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Sun Feb 29 09:59:42 PST 2004

On Sun, 29 Feb 2004, Ctirad Fertr wrote:

> > Having enormous difficulty getting Ardour running under Mandrake 9.2 for
> > various reasons. Most recently, it's seemingly because Mandrake doesn't
> > particularly like the ASUS A7N8X-Deluxe motherboard that came in the
> > machine.
> This mobo has Nforce2 chipset, which is probably the worst choice for linux.
> The chipset itself is not as bad, though it´s not fully supported and you
> need binary drivers from Nvidia to use all it's features.

Nonsense. The only current problem with using nforce2 chipset is the
huge amount of disinformation on the internet. There one proper
solution to fix the stability-problems with linux/nforce2 is:

"nolapic" kernel option.

(I'm really repeating myself now. :)


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