[mythtv-users] HD success!
yan at seiner.com
Thu Mar 22 17:20:30 UTC 2007
Aran Cox wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 07:37:53AM -0800, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> So, just a heads-up if you're having trouble with your HD. It may not
>> be the CPU horsepower, but the mobo that is lacking. And for US$36.99
>> from Newegg, the fix is cheap.
> Congratulations on getting mythtv to work!
> Maybe you could tell the list which Asus motherboard you had a problem
> with? Maybe someone might choice to avoid that model...
Asus K8V-X SE - socket 754. I don't know if I got a defective one, but
it's been a problem. The network fails periodically, the USB is flaky,
and apparently the AGP bus is hosed. I updated the BIOS but the
> also, what
> model of Foxconn did you replace it with?
FOXCONN K8S755A-6ELRS SiS755 754
There is a similar one (AFAICT identical one) for $3 more with a
slightly different part number.
I'll post the Socket A mobo later today if I get a chance; it's a
no-name cheapie but it works amazingly well.
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