[Beowulf] File server dual opteron suggestions?
jlb17 at duke.edu
Thu Aug 3 17:38:59 PDT 2006
On Thu, 3 Aug 2006 at 4:44pm, David Mathog wrote
> There are 12 dual opteron server class motherboards just on Tyan's
> site, not counting minor variants, plus some from SuperMicro, Sun,
> and etc. Half a dozen chipsets are used on these boards. Too
> much choice and very little time - I have to buy something early
> next week and just started looking today. So please pipe up if you
> have a dual opteron motherboard and/or server that you're happy
> with and that has been reliable as a file server/head node.
To get vendor specific, I've got one of these (soon to be more) that I'm
quite happy with and the vendor has always been *really* good to me:
It's got about everything you wanted, although only 1 serial port. It's a
Supermicro based system -- the H8DA8.
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