Linux on a Gigabyte GA-ma69vm-s2



System Specifications:

Gigabyte GA-ma69vm-s2 ver 1.0 Motherboard
    - Realtek RTL-8110 Gigabit Ethernet
    - ALC888 Audio
    - North Bridge AMD 690V
    - onboard ATI Radeon Xpress 1200
2 gig  DDR2 800 Corsair XMS2 PC2-6400 memory
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Brisbane 2.2GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor
Maxtor 6B250S0 sata hard drive
LinksysWUSB54g usb wireless adapter
Generic IDE8432 CD writer


Puppy Linux;

Older versions of Puppy did not recognize the ethernet controller. Versions 2.17 and 3.01 worked fine.

I found the following modules got the hardware working;

- Realtek RTL-8110 Gigabit Ethernet (RT8169)
- ALC888 Audio (snd-hda-intel)
- LinksysWUSB54g usb wireless adapter (RT2570)