Desktop Boards
Intel® Desktop Board D945GCLF
Linux* Installation on D945GCLF

Refer to the table below for a list of selected Linux* operating systems tested (installation only) on Intel® Desktop Board D945GCLF.

Key Points:

  • No attempt has been made to test every available peripheral or software application.
  • Inclusion on the list should not be considered an endorsement by Intel.


    Linux Distribution Kernel Version OS Installation Chipset Support Graphic Driver Support Audio Driver Support  LAN Driver Support Storage Driver Support 
    RHEL* 5.2 2.6.18-92.el5 Need workaround to do OS installation1 Native Native Native External Driver2 Native
    RHEL 5.1 2.6.18-53.el5 PASS Native Native Native External Driver2 Native
    Ubuntu* 8.04.1 2.6.24-19-generic PASS Native Native Native Native Native
    Ubuntu 8.04 2.6.24-16-generic Need workaround to do OS installation1 Native Native Native Upgrade Kernel to 2.6.24-19-generic Native
    Mandriva* 2008 2.6.24.4-desktop586-1mnb Need workaround to do OS installation1 Native Native Native Upgrade kernel to2.6.24-7-desktop-586-uc1mnb(Testing Kernel) Native
    Mandriva 2007 2.6.17-13mdvl PASS Native Native Native Native Native
    Red Flag* 6.0 2.6.22.6-1 PASS Native Native Native Native Native
    Fedora* 9.0 2.6.25-14.fc9.i686 Need workaround to do OS installation1 Native Native Native External Driver2 Native
    SLES10* sp2 rc3 2.6.16.60-0.17-smp Need workaround to do OS installation1 Native Native Native No Driver Native
    Open SUSE* 11 2.6.25.5-1.1-pae PASS Native Native Native Not Working Native

    Notes:
    1 Need to disable LAN support in BIOS to install Operating System (OS)
    2 Need external network driver. Download Linux* LAN Driver for Intel® Desktop Boards.

    Intel provides basic information on installing a few Linux distributions, such as Redhat*, SuSE* & Ubuntu* on Intel Desktop Boards. Information on the Web is based on the results of operating system installation with default settings and simple workarounds for installation issues. No attempt has been made to test every available subsystem or software application.

    Information on Linux support resources is provided on AS IS basis with no further responsibilities on fixing issues reported to Intel Customer Support. The support policy for Linux through phone and e-mail remains 'best effort’ or ‘no support’, depending on location.

    LINUX NOTICE: All information and software contained herein is provided "AS IS" to Intel customers. Intel Corporation disclaims all express or implied warranties and liabilities for the use of this document, the software and the information contained herein, and assumes no responsibility for any errors which may appear in this document or the software, nor does Intel make a commitment to update the information or software contained herein. Intel reserves the right to make changes to this document or software at any time, without notice.

Operating System:

Linux*

This applies to:

Intel® Desktop Board D945GCLF



Solution ID: CS-029475
Last Modified: 30-Jul-2010
Date Created: 03-Jul-2008
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