What kind of MotherBoard is better for FreeBsd and linux?

Ken Gunderson kgunders at teamcool.net
Thu Aug 11 14:10:15 GMT 2005

On Tue, 14 Jun 2005 12:14:26 -0700
"David O'Brien" <obrien at freebsd.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 02:15:04PM +0200, Martin Nilsson wrote:
> > David O'Brien wrote:
> > >>>>MSI K8D Master3 (MS-9161) 
> > >>It is very picky with the memories on the CPU that have 8 slots. MSI 
> > >>only supports 8 dimms on that CPU at 266MHz, 6*dimm at 333MHz.
> > >
> > >It depends on the revision of the Opteron used.  Rev.E CPU's should
> > >handle 8*DDR333 fine.
> > 
> > Aha, nice to know I probably had rev.CG (2*246) as this was a couple of 
> > months ago. Are rev. E CPU:s out yet in models slower than the pricy 252?
> The slowest rev.E I know of is the 248.
> I don't know what the speed of the rev.E 30W part is - probably slower.

Was searching the archives and ran across this post.  Also this from
AMD website:


So it would appear you can get rev.E 244 opterons?

Best regards,

Ken Gunderson

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