[ardour-users] Mobo suggestions, please ...

Russell Hanaghan hanaghan at starband.net
Mon May 24 23:31:03 PDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 18:05, James Coates wrote:
> Following the posts you might remember from a while ago concerning Mandrake 
> and the ASUS A7N8X Deluxe problems, I wonder whether anyone here has 
> relatively cost-effective suggestions for a motherboard that's known to work 
> well with Mandrake (or SuSE) reliably?

I have 10.0 Community with the updates running on a Shuttle AK39N with
Athalon XP 2600, Via chipset, 512MB DDR, etc. No problems to speak of.
You can pick up this mobo / cpu combo for around $135.00 US if you shop
around. The Realtek built in sound chip even works fairly well with

> [ot] I attempted to install Mandrake 10 Official on a machine with this 
> motherboard in today and the installer froze during disc preparation. I'm 
> confident enough that it's not Mandrake because I'm running 10 on my desktop 
> quite happily.
> James.
> xx

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