Subject: Re: motherboard
To: Frank van der Linden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 03/21/2001 10:14:21
Would anyone be interested in compiling a list of known problem
VIA boards (ideally including known good boards as well)...
David/absolute -- www.netbsd.org: No hype required --
On Wed, 21 Mar 2001, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2001 at 09:45:13PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > no problems I can see. Some VIA-based motherboards/RAM combination have
> > problems with IDE (data corruption), so either avoid such a motherboard, or
> > be prepared to get an add-on PCIIDE controller.
> As far as I can tell, that only applies to older VIA-based boards.
> I don't expect any problems with the boards described here, as I have
> two of them, one of them is the machine I work with all day. It
> has an 800Mhz Athlon and 512M of RAM.
> - Frank