Quoting Paul Reilly (paulr at maths.tcd.ie):
> Any recommendations on a socket 754 motherboard?
> I'd ideally like one with dual (Gigabit) Ethernet.
>> I was thinking of the Gigabyte GA-K8VNXP board.
> Does anyone what the support for these chipsets is?
>> VIA K8T800 Chipset
> VIA VT8237 Chipset
Here's a useful page:
Some comments of my own:
VT8237 South Bridge: For the SATA functionality, you'll want your
installation kernel to be either a _very_ recent 2.4.x kernel or
(preferably) a 2.6.x one. See "Serial ATA" on
http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Hardware . Ethernet chipset is
Realtek 8110S, and appears to require a very, very recent version of the
Linux r8169 driver.
K8T800 North Bridge: Seems as if there have been bouts of stability
problems depending on your BIOS revision.
Me, I think I'd go with the ASUS K8V or Tyan S2875, but that's my bias
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