990FXA-UD3

Fraoch
  8 years ago
  Gigabyte (Motherboard)
  Mint (older version)
  Works fine with some minor problems
What works:

Check the issue with IOMMU below. Otherwise everything works, including the 3rd party VIA VL805 USB 3.0 controller.

What was done to make it work:

You must enable IOMMU in the BIOS in order for the USB and LAN ports to work properly in Linux. In your installed Linux Mint environment, you can disable IOMMU by following:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2111223&page=4

but IOMMU must remain enabled if you want to boot into a live Linux environment.