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RE: recommendations on MB with AMD?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: RE: recommendations on MB with AMD?
- From: Alfred Breull <puma_(_at_)_hannover_(_dot_)_sgh-net_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 10:37:02 +0000
At 11:51 10.11.00 -0500, you wrote:
>> try to avoid VIA chipsets. Seems they are way down on
>> the list of supported hardware. 2.8 performs ugly
>> on IDE with MVP3 and VP chipsets. A developer told me
>> suppot was taken out.
>I have 2.8-snapshot (11/6 or so) running on a Tekram P5MVP using VIA
>without a problem. It's not a bad board, it does 100/112MHz FSB, uses
>SDRAM, and fits in an AT case (they had an ATX version). I think it's
>discontinued, but you might find one if you want one. I've got a K6-2
>400 in mine.
>I also tested it on an Asus P3V4X board with VIA, but that's a
>P3/Coppermine. The only problem I had with 2.8 was it hanging on boot
>with an Adaptec SCSI, and that's a bug slated to be fixed before release
>(and there's a workaround).
I've problems with the kbm-ps2 (onboard) chip on the P6VAP-A+
mainboard (AMR), P3/ Coppermine, Adaptec 29160 ultra 160 SCSI,
which uses the VIA VT82C694X/ VT82C596B chipset. It doesn't
allow print to screen after about 3-4 minutes when both, ps2 mouse
and ps2 keyboard, are used. Unplugging the ps2 mouse avoided the
problem, however, the external modem is at the serial port ...
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