Crashing problem on firstboot, FC2 install
edward at tripled.iinet.net.au
Sat Aug 7 03:35:18 UTC 2004
> On Aug 5, 2004 at 10:46, Matt Morgan in a soothing rage wrote:
>>>On Aug 4, 2004 at 16:31, Matt Morgan in a soothing rage wrote:
>>>>I'm trying to install FC2 on my computer, a white-box with Asus
>>>>motherboard and hyperthreading 2.8Ghz Intel P4.
>>>Which Asus mobo?
>>Sorry about that. It's an Asus P4S800. A google search reveals a lot of
>>people who find it generally very compatible with linux, but not a lot
>>about FC2 specifically.
> I think this was the mobo that was causing serious problems
> on FC for some people. Search the list archives for more info.
I can confirm that the Asus P4S800 can cause problems. IIRC, the correct
way to completely fix it is to flash the latest BIOS for that board into it.
From what I remember, Asus became aware of the problem and released a
new BIOS for it.
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