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The Foxconn G9657MA series are both mATX boards which support Core 2 Duo (Conroe) processors. It is quite simalr to the Asus P5B Deluxe in terms of chipsets.

The small gentoo cd can be used to set up this board.

kernel (2.6.19)

Linux Kernel Configuration: USB
Device Drivers  --->
  USB Support  --->
      <*> Support for host-side USB
      <*>   EHCI HCD (USB 2.0) support
      <*>   UHCI HCD (most Intel and VIA) support

still have issues - - jmicron fails, right after ACPI version

Linux Kernel Configuration: JMicron(?)
  Device Drivers  --->
    Serial ATA (prod) and Parallel ATA (experimental) drivers  ---> 
      <*>   JMicron PATA support

Linux Kernel Configuration: CONFIG_SKY2
Device Drivers --->
  Network device support --->
    Ethernet (1000 Mbit) --->
      <*> SysKonnect Yukon2 support

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