[Nottingham] Asus board .... (Linux on Asus Z170 PC motherboard)
martin at ml1.co.uk
Thu Jul 14 17:31:41 UTC 2016
On 14/07/16 17:01, Barry Drake via Nottingham wrote:
> Cougar extreme are building my replacement computer. They no longer
> have a Linux buff to replace Patrick who was a Linux user. They've
> offered an Asus Z170 super gaming board. Great spec, but any
> compatibility problems anyone here knows of? None of the Linux sites
> I've tried recognise that board. Anyone know anything about it?
> Thanks, Barry
A quick quack on Duck gives:
Linux on Z170 ROG
"Thank you for your responses, compatibility shouldn't be an issue then."
A few linux benchmarks for that motherboard:
openbenchmarking.org ASUS Z170-K
Popular OSs For ASUS Z170-K:
Asus Z170-A questions
"Suggestion: Don't look at Newegg reviews.
Reason is that customer reviews usually are from people who had a
negative experience with the motherboard. Most people that got a working
board are not even bothered to leave a review. And when the topic is
about a very popular motherboard, typically there will be more
Linux on Asus z170 ws and Problems
"Ok, progress, Kernel is the culprit!
update from 3.19.0-31 who is recommended to the last 3. kernel (
3.19.0-59) worked pretty flawless. Update to 4.2.0-18 from there, no
problems booting so far, and with 4.2 i have more then one audio device.
All looks to be good with recent (more recent than 4.2.x) kernels.
It's a newish board so you need a newish kernel (a recent distro).
Hope that is of help,
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