[wellylug] motherboards for linux

Bob Dugan Bob.Dugan at vuw.ac.nz
Fri Jan 4 08:12:35 NZDT 2008

I want to build a desktop for opensuse or ubuntu.  Any recommendations for a motherboard?  Any experience with Asus MNPV-VM?  It gets a compatibility rating at http://en.opensuse.org/HCL.

Thanks for any suggestions.


-----Original Message-----
From: wellylug-bounces at lists.wellylug.org.nz on behalf of E Chalaron
Sent: Fri 1/4/2008 8:00 AM
To: Wellington Linux Users Group
Subject: Re: [wellylug] YDL and PS3
Hi Jethro

Unfortunately I have been told by the main developer that the soft I am 
using the more (cinelerra) is not optimized for the Cell CPU on the PS3.
so ... too bad I have to forget.

Jethro Carr wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-12-31 at 09:56 +1300, E Chalaron wrote: 
>> Hi all
>> Has anybody any experience with Yellow Dog and PS3 ? I know there is a 
>> Debian for PS3 too..
>> Any comment, experience etc... welcome
> I haven't had any experience with it, but for anyone wondering about
> Linux on the PS3, the good news is that you don't have to worry about
> bricking your PS3. :-)
> Sony has added a menu option (under system settings I think), which
> allows you to install Linux to a 10GB partition on the PS3.
> Pretty cool stuff. :-)
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