[LinuxBIOS] Open Gaming Console

Adam Talbot talbotx at comcast.net
Thu Sep 1 19:33:22 CEST 2005

I have no problems with a 939 based board.  The major problem there is 
the nForce 4 chipset. Most of the 939 SFF are based of the Nforce 
chips.  So far i think linux bios has never run on a nForce based 
board.  Is that correct?

Justin Cormack wrote:

> On 1 Sep 2005, at 04:02, Bari Ari wrote:
>> Adam Talbot wrote:
>>> Would there be any thing wrong with using something along the  lines 
>>> of a SFF based computer. Something like.
>>> http://global.shuttle.com/Product/barebone/brb_OverView.asp?B_id=26
>>> Some of the older systems are cheap, and we dont need buy/build a  
>>> nice case and power supply. The box comes in at around $180 for  the 
>>> case, power supply and motherboard. I dont think we will be  able to 
>>> build an itx based system for less. These systems are very  fast and 
>>> allows for us to use any graphics card we want. Just an  idea.
>> It's great, except that socket A cpu's are about to totally  
>> disappear from production. Here are the current AMD roadmaps and  
>> status:
> Except the Geode NX (which is basically the old Athlon mobile) which  
> is staying in socket A it seems
> http://www.amd.com/us-en/ConnectivitySolutions/ProductInformation/ 
> 0,,50_2330_9863_10837%5E10858,00.html
> Justin

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