[ILUG] nForce4 and Linux
diamond at skynet.ie
Tue Apr 5 01:05:26 IST 2005
Liam Bedford wrote:
> Years ago I would have said never use VIA. But they seem to be okay now,
> and given the choice between Nvidia (closed source, but in Windows
> pretty good), SiS (don't trust), and VIA (were bad, seem to be better),
> VIA wins.
I agree. Running ubuntu/amd64 here, the box is a shuttle SK83G (chipset:
VIA K8M800 + VT8237). I am very happy with how linux and it get on.
Even sysresccd (www.sysresccd.org) which uses a 2.4 kernel handles
everything perfectly. It's all squeezably good, all open source and free.
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