[Beowulf] ECC support on motherboards?

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Mon May 12 17:20:45 PDT 2008

Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Joe Landman <landman at scalableinformatics.com> writes:
>> Server class boards generally do ECC.  Desktop class generally do not.
>> Spec sheets are your friends.
> I've been reading spec sheets, and they often don't tell you, which is
> rather annoying. Thus my question.

I just randomly selected 2 motherboards from 2 different vendors and on 
both spec sheets, they clearly defined which memory they took.

Which vendors are you looking at where they do not define this for you?

More to the point, if they don't list ECC, chances are ...

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