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    mini-ITX boards

    Does anyone know of a mini-ITX motherboard compatible with Linux?
    The Linux Compatibility List mentions only the VIA EPIA PD-6000, which does not seem to be available anymore.

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    If it is x86 processor most likely it will be fine. These boards use pretty common hardware chipsets, they are just on smaller boards with less features.

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    Most of the problems with them come from the SIS and VIA chips that have no linux drivers. Here is a place to start.
    DSL information any of the boards they sell work with linux.
    You could also do a search on Jetway motherboards + linux
    EDIT if you can find one with Intel chips, it should work.
    Last edited by Hal343; 09-03-2009 at 04:32 AM. Reason: spelling
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    Take a look at the new nVidia ION based mini-ITX boards.

    LinuxTECH.NET - Overview of all available Nvidia Ion Products (Motherboards, PCs, Netbooks)

    I have the Zotac ION and the POV ION330.
    Please do not send Private Messages to me with requests for help. I will not reply.

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    I have the IONITX-C-U, that comes with an external power supply. You can always get a mini-ITX case that comes with an external power supply, like this: - JETWAY JC-300-B Black Mini-ITX Tower Computer Case 60W Power Supply - Computer Cases

    I also got the POV ION board because it has a PCIe slot, for a digital tuner card. Small size cases, with a slot for a card, are harder to come by, though
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