FreeBSD on Intel Server Board SE7501WV2

Richard Sharpe rsharpe at
Thu Sep 11 11:01:07 PDT 2003

On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Yaoping Ruan wrote:

> Hello,
> We plan to install FreeBSD on an Intel Server Board SE7501WV2 with 1 XEON
> 2.4GHz CPU, 4GB PC2100 DDR memory, and a Seagate 120GB ATA 7200RPM
> harddisk, and use the server box for high demand SpecWeb99 tests. Does
> anyone have any experience on this Server Board, and see any compatibility
> problem here? The reason I am asking is that we had some kernel
> compatibility issues on other Intel Board.

Is that the dual-processor-capable borad? If so, I have one of those at 
home, and it works with FreeBSD 4.7 or so. It certainly has the 7501 
chipset in it and 2x1.8GHz Xeons.
> An other question about this box is the two on-board Gigabit Network
> Controller. Do they work fine on FreeBSD? May I use fiber Giganet NCI like
> Netgear GA621 on it?

They worked for me. I dunno about the fibre stuff.

Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at], rsharpe[at], 

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