Subject: Re: Tyan Thunder K8WE (S2895) support?
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/19/2005 22:41:46
On Sat, Feb 19, 2005 at 12:40:24PM -0600, Dave Huang wrote:
> What are the chances of getting NetBSD running well on a Tyan Thunder
> K8WE <>? Looks like
> most of the onboard hardware is nForce stuff, which NetBSD doesn't
> seem to support very well.
> Any recommendations on a dual Opteron board with PCI-Express that
> plays reasonably well with NetBSD?

nVidia support is a mixed bag, so maybe not your best choice. Why do
you want PCI-Express, though? It's currently really only used as
an alternative to AGP. And with a dual Opteron system, you're looking
at a server-type configuration, for which the add-on card of choice
is PCI-X right now.

I'd check out some of the other Tyan boards, they're pretty good.

- Frank