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IMHO, the motherboard section in the wiki is a great idea, but ultimately futile. As mentioned above, MBs change too often and people don't update the wiki (myself included). When I was looking for a MB I started with the wiki, and basically none of the entries were available any longer. Ultimately I based my choice on manufacturer, features, and chipset. I don't remember the exact MB I bought, but I doubt the exact version is still available and that's the real problem.
A couple ideas that MAY help. As mentioned above, change it from motherboard to chipset info, this is what most of us talk in anyway. For example, if someone asked what a good MB is for integrated graphics, the typical response isn't to suggest a MB, but to suggest getting one with an nvidia 6150 chipset or whatever.
Another idea, instead of asking people to create a generic wiki page entry have a "submit your hardware" button that asks a series of questions or opens a template. The template can have a number canned items such as integrated graphics chipset, manufacturer, number of pci slots, success/failure details, version of LMCE tested with, other notes, etc. etc. etc. Clicking submit then creates a uniform wiki entry or even an entry in a searchable database. Yes, I'm sure creating wiki pages is easy stuff, but in the end people are just not doing it. Making it dead simple and not requiring a login for wiki entry or somehow using logins from this forum would probably increase the amount of user supplied info on the wiki.
need more info, what is the video output going to. What did you set up for video resolution(DVI,VGA etc etc, res and hrtz.)? What is the native resolution on your tv or monitor (setting that it is made for). how did you update the nvidia driver? what nvidia driver did you use? If your playing dvd is it a ide or sata drive? MORE INFO!
Here is the info.
GEForce 8500GT downloaded and installed the nvidia driver from nvidia.
Hooked to my Toshiba Plasma 42 inch via DVI running 1280 x 720 60 hz (exactly what toshiba requests) dvd is ide. Now as I have said as long as I go to KDE desktop and start xine there and then go back to orbiter everything works fine. But as soon as I stop xine that is running in the kde desktop the video in LinuxMCE goes away. Sound works fine now just have this video hang up. I can also play the DVD using kaffiene and everything works great.