REcomomendations- New to AMD64 Platform

EirikØverby ltning at
Tue Apr 19 02:22:59 PDT 2005


stay away from the ZCR. It's not working in FreeBSD-amd64, and probably
won't any time soon (according to the powers that be and who could fix it
given time ;)


On 18-04-05 22:03, "Ken Gunderson" <kgunders at> wrote:

> Hello:
> I'm a long time FreeBSD useer but with as of yet no experience with the
> ADM64 platform.  Ready to take the plunge but want to make sure I've
> got my ducks in a row first.
> I'm considering using a Tyan based barebones, e.g. TA26 which uses
> their K8S Pro mainboard fleshed out with a couple 246's, ZCR, 2x1 GB
> DDR333, and some seagate u320 scsi drives. Deployment will be web/
> application (maybe some Zope/ Plone/ JBoss/ Jetty/ Tomcat stuff)/ email
> and database server project. No real heavy lifting on the db side.
> I've searched through the archives and find that there have been
> various issues in the past with the Tyan K8SR and K8S Pro boards, but
> from what I gather they were not necessarily platform specific, e.g.
> broadcom driver and > 4gb of ram, and have apparently been resolved.
> These two boards seem to use the same components but in different
> layouts.  Are there any outstanding issues with one vs. the other that
> I should be aware of?
> Any feedback/advice greaty appreciated.  Thanks.

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