[Beowulf] ECC support on motherboards?
lindahl at pbm.com
Tue May 13 16:03:42 PDT 2008
On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 06:45:45PM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:
> It actually is not hard to build a system with ECC capability. Most
> vendors, the vast majority of them, leave the bios default settings and
> assume they are "good enough". We don't normally advise that.
The AMD servers I've been buying default to ECC off. I figure that
anyone who doesn't care enough to go through the BIOS and find things
like this deserves what they get. But then again, I'm awfully
Darwinian most days.
p.s. Blekko is trying to hire a cluster admin guy here in the Bay
Area, contact me offlist for details. Some monster coders, too.
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