[mythtv-users] Motherboard without DMA issues?

K.R. Foley kr at cybsft.com
Tue Aug 3 10:12:02 EDT 2004

> On Tue, 3 Aug 2004 05:37:19 -0400, William <wmunson at rochester.rr.com>
> wrote:
>> > Can
>> > anyone recommend a modern motherboard, preferably with 6 PCI
>> > slots and built in LAN?
>> >
>> Any board built on a nVidia chipset will work fine. Also any Intel based
>> board will work. With that in mind, you just need to decide on your form
>> factor.
> Not necessarily, I have an nforce2 chipset, and while I can coax it to
> being farily stable for long periods of time, under heavy loads it
> still hard locks my machine.  I know it could be the memory, but I
> haven't had the time (or money) to get different memory for the box.

You should be able to gain some confidence, one way or the other, in your
memory by running memtest on it.


K.R. Foley
kr at cybsft.com

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