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Asus EeeBox EB1012 (Barebone PC, WiFi, Nvidia ION, Intel Atom)

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Asus EeeBox EB1012 (Barebone PC, WiFi, Nvidia ION, Intel Atom)
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Updated: 15/11/2016 22:41

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Asus EeeBox EB1012 was successfully tested in configuration

DMI: ASUSTeK Computer INC. EB1012/EB1012, BIOS 0306    09/03/2009

under Linux with Ubuntu 14.04.3 and Linux kernel version 3.19.0. Hardware components were successfully recognized by the Linux kernel and fully supported.

Ethernet

Gigabit Ethernet bases on a Realtek chipset:

03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83b4]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169

and is fully supported by the r8169 kernel driver:

r8169 Gigabit Ethernet driver 2.3LK-NAPI loaded
r8169 0000:03:00.0: can't disable ASPM; OS doesn't have ASPM control
ACPI: PCI Interrupt Link [LN3A] enabled at IRQ 16
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: RTL8168d/8111d at 0xffffc9000037c000, 00:11:22:33:44:55, XID 081000c0 IRQ 25
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: jumbo features [frames: 9200 bytes, tx checksumming: ko]

Infrared receiver

The Asus EeeBox is shipped with an USB connected infrared receiver,

Bus 003 Device 002: ID 1784:0008 TopSeed Technology Corp. eHome Infrared Transceiver

which is supported by LIRC:

mceusb 3-2:1.0: Registered Topseed Technology Corp. eHome Infrared Transceiver with mce emulator interface version 1
mceusb 3-2:1.0: 2 tx ports (0x0 cabled) and 2 rx sensors (0x1 active)
usbcore: registered new interface driver mceusb
IR XMP protocol handler initialized
input: MCE IR Keyboard/Mouse (mceusb) as /devices/virtual/input/input7
IR MCE Keyboard/mouse protocol handler initialized
lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 251
IR Sony protocol handler initialized
IR Sharp protocol handler initialized
IR JVC protocol handler initialized
IR SANYO protocol handler initialized
IR RC5(x/sz) protocol handler initialized
rc rc0: lirc_dev: driver ir-lirc-codec (mceusb) registered at minor = 0
IR LIRC bridge handler initialized

Hardware Overview

The following hardware components are recognized by the Linux kernel and supported:

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 Host Bridge [10de:0a82] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
00:00.1 RAM memory [0500]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller [10de:0a88] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
00:03.0 ISA bridge [0601]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 LPC Bridge [10de:0aad] (rev b2)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
00:03.1 RAM memory [0500]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller [10de:0aa4] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
00:03.2 SMBus [0c05]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 SMBus [10de:0aa2] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: nForce2_smbus
00:03.3 RAM memory [0500]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 Memory Controller [10de:0a89] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
00:03.5 Co-processor [0b40]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 Co-processor [10de:0aa3] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: nvidia
00:04.0 USB controller [0c03]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller [10de:0aa5] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci-pci
00:04.1 USB controller [0c03]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller [10de:0aa6] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
00:06.0 USB controller [0c03]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 OHCI USB 1.1 Controller [10de:0aa7] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: ohci-pci
00:06.1 USB controller [0c03]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller [10de:0aa9] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
00:08.0 Audio device [0403]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 High Definition Audio [10de:0ac0] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:8376]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:09.0 PCI bridge [0604]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 PCI Bridge [10de:0aab] (rev b1)
00:0b.0 SATA controller [0106]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 AHCI Controller [10de:0ab8] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: ahci
00:10.0 PCI bridge [0604]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge [10de:0aa0] (rev b1)
00:15.0 PCI bridge [0604]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge [10de:0ac6] (rev b1)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:16.0 PCI bridge [0604]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 PCI Express Bridge [10de:0ac7] (rev b1)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation ION VGA [10de:087d] (rev b1)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83e9]
	Kernel driver in use: nvidia
03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 03)
	Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device [1043:83b4]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) [168c:002b] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: AzureWave AW-NE785 / AW-NE785H 802.11bgn Wireless Full or Half-size Mini PCIe Card [1a3b:1089]
	Kernel driver in use: ath9k

Following USB devices are part of the EeeBox:

Bus 002 Device 002: ID 058f:6366 Alcor Micro Corp. Multi Flash Reader
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 1784:0008 TopSeed Technology Corp. eHome Infrared Transceiver
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 3.19.0-32-generic - 26/03/2016
Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 3.19.0-31-generic - 21/10/2015

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