MoBo: MSI K9AGM2 with 690G chip; 2 HDD (SATA only).

Fedora Core 6 did install. On reboot, X server does not work.
Ubuntu 6.0.61 desktop: Live CD working (except sound), install fails due to SATA.
Mandriva Linux-2008 One: Live CD works (with sound); install works, reboot successful.