Re: [linux-audio-user] hardware recommendations?

From: Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen <k.s.matheussen@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Wed Jun 15 2005 - 13:46:09 EEST

Frank Barknecht:
>> Interesting,
>> I have an Abit AV8 with an Athlon 64 3700+ and I must say that it has
>> been by far my most stable system in years. I haven't had a single
>> crash and I am primarily using it as an audio workstation. I was going
>> to give the board a high recommendation. I would be interested to hear
>> the specifics of your hardware.
> Well, currently there is only a Matrox G450 in it, 512MB Samsung DDR
> (yes, I ran memtest), a cheap Realtek network card and a M-Audio
> Audiophile. Distribution in Debian stable (sarge) in 32bit mode.

Hmmm. I have had lots of similar trouble with some Matrox cards. Does your
problem go away if you use the VESA driver? (Don't know if that helps

> My best success then came yesterday, when in my despair I disabled the
> Xfree86 screensaver ("xset s off"). After that the machine stayed
> alive a whole night, even with the monitor off, and is also on since
> then this day. I now will try to reenable various things again to see,

Sounds like the GFX-card...
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