[Bioclusters] recommendations on cheap hardware?

Malay K Basu bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Thu, 07 Oct 2004 20:59:35 -0400

Juan Perin wrote:
> A variety of Asus motherboards I have used in personal applications have had
> some smaller issues with Linux running on them.  These were driver related
> issues that were due to the firmware on the motherboard.  Asus did update
> their firmware to support Linux drivers, but updating firmware is not my
> favorite thing to do.  I can't say much for any other MB's or any other
> manufacturers for that matter, but that's just one small thought.

Most of the problem with linux and asus motherboard are actually chipset
problem. Though NVDIA Nforce2 is the king of socket A, they still have
problems running linux. Via generally have good linux support.