Re: nVidia (Uli) M1697 chipset in Ubuntu
The chipset is supported quite good under linux
The sata controllers are based on the ahci standard, and supported by the
The PATA controllers are supported by the alim15x3 kernel module
The Nic is supported by the uli526x driver. (this one has some quirks, but works)
The audio conforms to intel HDA audio standard and is supported by the snd_intel_hda module
It sounds like the problem is in ubuntu. But it might be a problem that the PCI
IDs have not yet been added to the respective driver.
you should post the output of "lspci" and "lspci -n"