[TAG] Motherboard Drivers
kakadu at gmail.com
Mon Aug 16 23:42:25 MSD 2004
On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 20:29:49 +0100, glennys.clark at gforceimages.net
<glennys.clark at gforceimages.net> wrote:
> Hello Gang,
> I have had some unfortunate experiences using dual sytems i.e Windows
> and Linux on the same Hard disk and two hard disks.
> So nothing daunted I am about to buy an antec aria Micro ATX cube with
> a Gigabyte GA-7VM400AM Motherboard and an AMD Duron CPU to make up a
> Linux Box.
> On looking at the Tech data on the Gigabyte site would appear to be
> drivers for MS. O/S only .
> The only way round this problem seems to be install Win98 then install
> Linux Debian 3 on the back of it, which is where I came in !. I have
> looked at various Linux sites but cannot find any trace of drivers for
> this motherboard. Is there anyway round this without installing WIN 98
Why would you need motherboard drivers in the first place? Just
install Linux and be done with it; those "drivers" are just databases
containing information used by the non-OS to configure the motherboard
for optimal performance. Linux does those things already.
> Regards Harold
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