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Re: good motherboard choice?

From: Dave Leimbach <leimySPAM2k@xxxxxxx>
Date: 29 Mar 2004 11:10:30 -0600

David Cuthbert <dacut@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Michel Talon wrote:
> > I know that some people despise VIA
> > chipsets but i have seen zero problem with Abit cards with VIA chipsets.
> VIA chipsets are often buggy -- but that's hardly a uniquely VIA
> trait. The main issue has been finding someone -- anyone -- at VIA
> who's willing to talk about how to get around the bugs.  Usually, they
> just ship a driver with the appropriate workarounds to Microsoft, end
> of story.

Yeah... then convincing users that the BSD and Linux drivers or whatever
opensource version don't actually "suck" is very difficult.

It is an interesting benchmark though... to see who conforms to standards
better than others is generally to have good compatibility with 
open source operating systems.


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