Rackmount MP AMD boxes?
kgunders at teamcool.net
Sat May 14 22:33:52 PDT 2005
gnn at freebsd.org wrote:
> At Sun, 15 May 2005 12:42:03 +0800,
> Erich Dollansky wrote:
>>gnn at freebsd.org wrote:
>>>Anyone got one they like?
>>>I am looking for something to develop FreeBSD on, in particular
>>>network code so it needs to be able to be serial debugged and have
>>>room for multiple NICs. 1 or 2U.
>>It depends on your budget.
>>I use Tyan motherboards and do my own machines if it should be cheap.
> I'm thinking $2000 total, board, box, processors, memory and a disk.
> I'd like to go lower of course but doubt it since I want two
> processors ;-)
You could get one of the 1U Transport barebones for around a grand. A
couple "lower end" Opteron cpu's at $220/ea., add an SATA drive, spend
the rest on ram, and come in under 2 grand...
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