Gigabyte GA-M61PM-S2

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Works with LinuxMCE-0810 (with caveats). UI1, UI2 + Overlay & UI2 + Alpha Blending work.

Versions Used

LinuxMCE-0810 (Intel x86)

Hardware Features


AMD Socket AM2 Athlon™ 64 FX / Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core / Athlon™ 64 / Sempron™ processor

NVIDIA® GeForce 6100 / nForce 430

Super I/O chip: ITE IT8716

T.I. IEEE1394 controller

Realtek RTL8211 Gigabit Ethernet controller

Realtek ALC883 Audio Codec

4 DDR2 DIMM memory slots (supports up to 16GB memory)

Supports dual channel DDR2 800/667/533/400 DIMMs

Problems and Pitfalls

Have observed that onboard NIC (Realtek RTL8211 Gigabit Ethernet controller) does not work OOB. Not recognized in lspci. Have not spent much time troubleshooting as yet, as it was trivial to add a supported NIC. Manufacturer site does indicate the following:

"Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website."