Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 98324
(RFE) Driver support for ASUS P4P800 Deluxe Motherboard
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:55:23 EDT
Description of problem:
Unsupported many integrated on-board devices.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Buy ASUS P4P800 Deluxe motherboard (or some with the same chipsets).
Steps to Reproduce:
I would like to report additional info beside bug #97603 that discussed the
RAID (VIA6410 RAID)issue (any new info about it?). I installed redhat 9 on the
same system discussed in the previous bugreport but I moved the disk on the
normal ide channels. I incountered two other problems, one with the on-board
gigabit network NIC (3COM 3C940) and the other with the sound card (ADI AD1985
SoundMAX ). Both devices came with drivers but I did't manage to make them
going. The network driver got compiled and I think I managed to insert it in
the kernel but once the interface was up the dhcp did not want to hook up on my
provider. As far as the sound card is concerned I pretty much lost interest
having had this bitter experience with the network. Any experiences would be
There are news for the RAID driver!
The network driver is already incuded in the kernel, it's named
'sk98lin' and works great.
I managed to get the sound card working using ALSA.
Hope this helps...
All of the integrated devices work in Fedora Core 1.
The sk98lin has some bug in it because the machine halts when you try
to bring down the NIC. This does not happen every time but very often
The sk98lin driver informs about a hardware failure but I really
doubt it since the NIC works. The driver itself is probably the
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem
The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases,
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/