Desktop Boards
Intel® Desktop Board DG41RQ
Linux installation

See the table below for a list of selected Linux* operating systems tested (installation only) on Intel® Desktop Board DG41RQ.

Key points:

  • Not every peripheral or software application is tested.
  • Inclusion on the list is not 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* 5.3

2.6.18-128.el5

PASS1

Native

Native/Vesa

Native

Native

Native

Ubuntu* 8.10

2.6.27-7-generic

PASS

Native

Native/Vesa

Native2

Native

Native

SLED* 10 SP2

2.6.16.60-0.21-smp

PASS3

Native

Native/Vesa

Native

Need driver4

Native

Fedora* 10 2.6.27.5-117.fc10.i686 PASS1 Native

Native/Vesa

Native5 Native Native
Notes
  1. If DVI monitor used, before installing, enter the following boot option: Linux xdriver=vesa.
  2. Error when recording audio. Workaround: terminate pulseaudio process by executing command ' killall pulseaudio ' in the terminal window.
  3. Disable network in BIOS.
  4. Enable network in BIOS and install LAN driver. Download driver file realtek-r8169-kmp-smp-8.008.00_2.6.16.60_0.21-0.i586.rpm*.
  5. Error when recording audio "arecord: pcm_read:1489: read input/output error". Workaround: remove pulseaudio by executing command ' yum remove pulseaudio ' in the terminal window.

Desktop boards - Linux support resources

Intel offers basic information on installing a few Linux distributions, such as Redhat*, SuSE* and 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. Not every available subsystem or software application was tested.

Information on Linux support resources is supplied on AS IS basis. Further responsibility to fix issues reported to Intel Customer Support is not offered. The Linux support policy, through phone and e-mail, remains limited depending on location.

LINUX* NOTICE: All information and software 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 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 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 DG41RQ



Solution ID: CS-030262
Last Modified: 07-Feb-2012
Date Created: 25-Feb-2009
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