Based on the fact that Linux* is not a supported Operating System for this motherboard, our recommendation is forwarding your inquiry to your Linux* distribution support community for further assistance on your original inquiry.
For this link of supported motherboards you added:
Am I correct in reading that _all_ the current Intel motherboards support Windows 7, 8, Vista, and XP (as-is) but provide no Linux support at all?
Linux is supported as is. The drivers are usually provided by the Linux community.