Tyan alternatives cuz their support totally sucks
obrien at freebsd.org
Sun Dec 4 18:58:26 PST 2005
On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 08:13:46AM -0500, Nathan Vidican wrote:
> Ken Gunderson wrote:
> >1) Single Opteron should suffice
> >2) DDR400 ECC supported
> >3) SATA disk subsystem will suffice 2 drive gmirror conf. 4 drive
> I've always had good experiences with MSI boards/systems... generally well
> priced/featured and their support is pretty good.
MSI's support of Opteron sucks terribly. They have a strong track record
of EOL'ing their Opteron boards by not providing BIOS support when new
Opteron come out. Unless you really need 12 DIMM sockets on a dual-cpu
(2 processor sockets) motherboard I would never buy an MSI.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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