Asus M5A78L-M (Motherboard)

Board

1x PCIe x16 
1x PCIe x1 
2x PCI

Chipsatz

  • CPU: AMD FX-4100 "Bulldozer" Quad-Core 3,8GHz
  • Southbridge: AMD Southbridge 1332, 218-0660017: AMD 760G / AMD SB710
  • Grafik: AMD Radeon IGP 1335, 215-0674058: ATI Radeon HD 3000
  • EPU ASP0903C
  • Environment Control: iTE IT8728F
    • Hardware Monitor
    • Fan Speed Controller
    • 2x UART
    • Parallel Port
    • Floppy
    • Keyboard
    • GPIOs
    • BIOS Flash (SPI)
    • Watchdog Timer
    • Infrared RC and IrDA
    • Power Failure Resume
  • 10/100/1000 LAN: Realtek RTL811F
  • 8-Channel Audio: Via VT17085
  • ICS 3652118F
  • USB 3.0 Extended Host Controller: asmedia ASM1042
  • HDMI/DVI Switch: asmedia ASM1445

Linux Kernel config

#
# Asus M5A78L-M/USB3 
#
 
# Disable AGP and the freaking Intel DRM
cat >> .config <<EOF9
CONFIG_AGP=n
CONFIG_DRM_I915=n
EOF9
make silentoldconfig
#grep AGP= .config
#grep I915 .config
 
# Kernel based Mode Setting (KMS) for the onboard graphic card (Radeon)
# Note. FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE is already enabled.
cat >> .config <<EOF9
CONFIG_DRM_RADEON=y
CONFIG_DRM_RADEON_KMS=y
CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE="radeon/R600_rlc.bin"
CONFIG_EXTRA_FIRMWARE_DIR="/lib/firmware"
EOF9
make silentoldconfig
grep FRAMEBUFFER_CONSOLE .config
 
# AMD Cool'n'Quiet
# Note. It depends on ACPI_PROCESSOR or ACPI_PROCESSOR_XEN and X86_ACPI_CPUFREQ, which are already enabled.
# Note. X86_P4_CLOCKMOD for Intel-based/Pentium 4 motherboards
cat >> .config <<EOF9
CONFIG_X86_POWERNOW_K8=y
EOF9
grep ACPI_PROCESSOR .config
grep X86_ACPI_CPUFREQ .config
 
# Sensors
# Note. K10TEMP seems to be quite a recent driver. It may not be available with an
# older XEN domain 0 kernel.
# Note. I am not sure I2C_PIIX4 is needed on this motherboard either.
cat >> .config <<EOF9
CONFIG_SENSORS_ATK0110=y
CONFIG_SENSORS_K10TEMP=y

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