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Linux motherboard compatibility wiki for informing others about what works on a motherboard and what does not under Linux.


INTEL

The Intel DH55TC motherboard

What Works

Networking
Works out of the box.

Audio
Audio from the green port on the back of the motherboard worked flawlessly.

Graphics
Graphics work fine. Dual screen works via DVI and VGA.

What Does Not

What Was Not Tested

Audio from the other ports at the back of the motherboard and the audio from the HDMI.

Bug Reports

Workarounds

Operating Systems Used With ( including version number )

  1. Ubuntu 10.04

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AMD

GA-AX370 Gaming K7

What Works

Networking
Works out of the box. Both NICs are detected properly and can be used.

Audio
Stereo sound works and so does the MIC input from the rear panel.

Sensors
Work with the latest lm-sensors and a patched it87 module

What Does Not

Front panel audio does not work without some tinkering with Pulseaudio commands.

What Was Not Tested

Other audio setups (5.1) from rear panel (no proper equipment on hand).
Video. Board has a HDMI port but I lack a proper CPU to test it.
NIC teaming.

Workarounds

For front panel audio (output)
https://frdmtoplay.com/gigabyte-front-panel-audio-with-linux/
To get the front MIC working, follow a similar procedure, but the PA commands change a bit (replace “sink” with “source”)

For onboard sensors
Compile it87 module
Correct sensor labels (check near the end of the thread)

Operating Systems Used With ( including version number )

  1. Kubuntu 17.10 with 4.15 kermel

ASRock X370 Taichi, Gaming K4 & Gaming X

What Works

Networking
Works out of the box. Intel NIC’s detected properly and can be used.
Taichi: Intel 802.11 AC wireless and bluetooth work.

Audio
Uses Realtek ALC1220 Audiochip. Works out of the box with new kernels. Very high audio quality.

Sensors
Work with the latest lm-sensors, All sensor readouts supported.
A tuned & calibrated sensors config file exists for this board.
https://github.com/rigred/sensor_config

What Does Not

Everything tested appears to work.

What Was Not Tested

Other audio setups (5.1) from rear panel (no proper equipment on hand).
Video. Board has a HDMI port but I lack a proper CPU to test it.

Workarounds

None needed

Operating Systems Used With ( including version number )

  1. Arch Linux (Rolling) with all 4.11 -> 4.15 kernels.
  2. Ubuntu 17.10 with 4.14 and 4.15 kernel

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ARM

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