Can’t install SuSE 8. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. EPIA motherboard help. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Top showed a very heavy loaded CPU, so if playing mpegs is what you want, this isn’t the right motherboard for you. Neither gave any problems with video playback, except during the peak of a super fast Bittorrent download which was sucking the processor dry!

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Note linyx registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I also never got my usb printer to work, although on another system there was no problems.

Is a VIA Epia enough for linux system ?!?

However, because it is small, silent and requires not much power, there are a zillion of things you can use the Epia board for:. The Epia is now diskless, boots from USB and runs XVesa, ratpoison, rxvt and firefox and the usual stuff like sshd, ssh and busybox.


This would mean I would get a load average of 2, whilst the CPU was idling. It seems this machine is linuz to boot from amongst others: Find More Posts by c0in. Even though it won’t be fast ex.: Then the system processes are waiting for data that never gets sent.

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The following links will give you an idea of what this page is refering to:. See also my diskless workstation page. Unfortunately, my small epiw x monitor wasn’t able to cope with the high resolution picture the EM provided.

Anyway here is the solution:. EPIA motherboard linix. Join our community today! Something alpha or beta, binary or source If you are looking for a machine for some heavy video-editing, than you could probably better go for something faster.

Oh my proc is mhz and i hear people say its has a comparable speed of a p2.

Liunx things like webbrowsing, email, USE-net reading and rssfeed-reading I prefer textmode applications, occasionally I use firefox. Enough stuff to play with: Find More Posts by vectordrake View Blog.

The Epia next to a CD player, for size. Detailed view eepia the first class home brew power switch. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.


Linux on the VIA EPIA ME6000 LVDS Mini-ITX

Although if you have a different Eden chipset or revision to mine it may not work. Find More Posts by snowtigger.

The time now is Fortunately, on the attic there was an old 14 inch monitor with a nice goldfish-bubbletank shaped round front surface. If you use VLC or Mplayer for playback, you’re going to find that anything plays well.

EPIA EX and Linux Support

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. All times are GMT Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Difference being the C3 uses about 10 watts and the Celeron uses 70 watts.

Linuxx thought of gentoo because it compiles everything from source and would probably get me better results Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Being that both usb and video share the bus.