MSI Z87-G41 PC MATE (Motherboard, ATX, DDR3 1333, LGA 1150)

Mainboard ATX, Mainboard, MSI, Socket 1150

MSI Z87-G41 PC MATE (Motherboard, ATX, DDR3 1333, LGA 1150)
Linux compatibility:
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Review of Linux Compatibility

The MSI Z87-G41 is an ATX mainboard for socket LGA 1150 CPUs. It was successfully tested under Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (jessie) with a kernel of version 3.16.0 in configuraiton

DMI: MSI MS-7850/Z87-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850), BIOS V1.6 02/21/2014

Gigabit Ethernet

The 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 0c)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169

which is 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
r8169 0000:03:00.0: irq 42 for MSI/MSI-X
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: RTL8168g/8111g at 0xffffc900018c4000, 00:11:22:33:44:55, XID 0c000800 IRQ 42
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: jumbo features [frames: 9200 bytes, tx checksumming: ko]
r8169 0000:03:00.0: firmware: failed to load rtl_nic/rtl8168g-2.fw (-2)
r8169 0000:03:00.0: Direct firmware load failed with error -2
r8169 0000:03:00.0: Falling back to user helper
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: unable to load firmware patch rtl_nic/rtl8168g-2.fw (-12)
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: link down
r8169 0000:03:00.0 eth0: link up

Hardware Overview

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

00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller [8086:0c00] (rev 06)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: hsw_uncore
00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 Controller [8086:0c01] (rev 06)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB xHCI [8086:8c31] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family MEI Controller #1 [8086:8c3a] (rev 04)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: mei_me
00:1a.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #2 [8086:8c2d] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset High Definition Audio Controller [8086:8c20] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:d850]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #1 [8086:8c10] (rev d5)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.5 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family PCI Express Root Port #6 [8086:8c1a] (rev d5)
	Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.6 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge [8086:244e] (rev d5)
00:1d.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family USB EHCI #1 [8086:8c26] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Z87 Express LPC Controller [8086:8c44] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: lpc_ich
00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family 6-port SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode] [8086:8c02] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: ahci
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation 8 Series/C220 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller [8086:8c22] (rev 05)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 0c)
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:7850]
	Kernel driver in use: r8169
04:00.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ASMedia Technology Inc. ASM1083/1085 PCIe to PCI Bridge [1b21:1080] (rev 03)

Identified Hardware Configurations (3 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
KDE neon User Edition 5.8 4.4.0-47-generic - 29/11/2016
Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS 3.13.0-46-generic - 21/01/2016
Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (jessie) 3.16.0-4-amd64 - 22/08/2015

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