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  1. M8F PWM control and temp monitoring on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

    This issue is probably nto specific to the M8F since I've seen numerous problem reports (but no solutions) for various ASUS mobos running Linux.

    Here's the basic problem:
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  2. Thread: 2202 Bios

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    The ASUS RAM compatibility list has not been...

    The ASUS RAM compatibility list has not been updated since 4/16. Since then, the major RAM producers have come out with quite a few models that are obviously not on the list. IMHO, ASUS needs to...
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    No disrespect intended emsir but on what facts do...

    No disrespect intended emsir but on what facts do you base your assumption?

    It's pretty difficult to install a Skylake CPU incorrectly... and while it's certainly possible that the CPU pins could...
  4. I agree with ridemanhk. If the machine boots...

    I agree with ridemanhk. If the machine boots fine with the external HDD disconnected and doesn't boot correctly with it connected, there is something on the external HDD that is competing in the...
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    Based on the symptoms you describe I'd be...

    Based on the symptoms you describe I'd be suspicious of the PSU. What PSU are you using and what is it's history? This may seem obvious but is the PSU plugged into a clean, grounded power source?
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  6. There's a setting in the boot section of the BIOS...

    There's a setting in the boot section of the BIOS designed for speeding up the boot process. Even though it shouldn't effect your issue (if no USB is in the boot priority list) it's worth checking....
  7. I've had similar problems in the past but not on...

    I've had similar problems in the past but not on M8 hw specifically.

    Any chance the external HDD plugged into the USB port is bootable? It could be that the BIOS is trying to boot from it for...
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    Thanks for the tip. I did as you suggested. ...

    Thanks for the tip.

    I did as you suggested. The short response is that it would have been less painful to just hit myself on the head with a hammer. ASUS "Support" really is the pits :(

    It...
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    I don't feel like you are honking my horn. Your...

    I don't feel like you are honking my horn. Your comments are reasoable although irrelevant in my situation. I thought I explained my plan several times aready but for anyone doing a search on XP...
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    So version 0018 of the BIOS has support for XP...

    So version 0018 of the BIOS has support for XP and XP support was removed from all subsequent versions of the BIOS? This may be true but it makes absolutely no sense.

    I am currently running...
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    Please say more about how to impliment the steps...

    Please say more about how to impliment the steps you described. In the past I have simply booted onto new hardware and installed chipset etc drivers once the OS was running. This is the first time...
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    Thanks very much for the information. However, I...

    Thanks very much for the information. However, I am not looking to do a cold install of XP on my M8F mobo.

    What I want to do is purchase several ROG mobos and upgrade the hardware of several...
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    No worries Nate. I was a little too close to a...

    No worries Nate. I was a little too close to a B40 rocket when it exploded nearly 50 years ago. Sank the boat I was on. Phones are annoying so it's not a huge hardship to not be able to use them....
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    I am hearing disabled and do not have a phone. ...

    I am hearing disabled and do not have a phone.

    I have a trouble ticket open that is being ignored. I presume that the guys at the end of the phone number you gave me are the same guys who respond...
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    If that's the case, then I will sadly have to...

    If that's the case, then I will sadly have to seriously flame this mobo on the Newegg web site reviews.

    Is there any way to get someone in Engineering to confirm that a standard feature in Win10...
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    The M8F mobo has no provision for installing a...

    The M8F mobo has no provision for installing a TPM module.

    I understand that there are no drivers for XP.... but I'm not getting that far. At this point, a known good bootable HDD with XP Pro...
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    Interesting article. XP was/is certainly...

    Interesting article. XP was/is certainly Microsoft's best OS. W10 is at least tolerable but I am hardly a fan. I've already had to rebuild my ROG laptop twice because Win10 decided to corrupt...
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    I'd be much obliged Nate! In your travels, if...

    I'd be much obliged Nate!

    In your travels, if you could inquire about M8F native support for Win10 bitlocker, that would be a great help as well. Support confirmed there is no provision for a TPM...
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    Hoping I can get some knowledgable thoughts on...

    Hoping I can get some knowledgable thoughts on this. As I said, I'm obviously not buying high end ROG hardware to run a legacy OS on, but.... if I can upgrade my current half dozen XP Pro systems...
  20. Nate, I was just thinking about the SSD. Seems...

    Nate, I was just thinking about the SSD. Seems like a long shot but the Samsung Pro has encryption and other factors that could possible be in play here.

    Since the OP has an educational copy of...
  21. Nate is the expert here so I will defer to him. ...

    Nate is the expert here so I will defer to him. However, I am getting a bit confused by all the experiments in this thread. So just to "reset"...

    You're running a basic configuration with all...
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    TPM (W10Pro bitlocker support) for Maximus VIII Formula

    Changed the title to be more on-point
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    I've beem informed by support (tersely) that the...

    I've beem informed by support (tersely) that the Maximus VIII Formula mobo has no provision to install a TPM board. I presume that there are other Max8 mobos that also do not support TPM. This is...
  24. The TPM header seems to be very well hidden and...

    The TPM header seems to be very well hidden and absent in the documentation for the Maximus VIII Formula mobo. Since this is currently ASUS' most expensive and highest end ROG ATX mobo I assume it's...
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    I appreciate the response and I'd certainly agree...

    I appreciate the response and I'd certainly agree with your comment. I have no plans to run XP on this mobo other than for testing purposes. However, since there is no ability to migrate XP to...
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