Advice on server configuration

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Jan 2 20:10:16 PST 2006

On Mon, Dec 26, 2005 at 03:11:49PM -0600, chuck remes wrote:
> I need some advice on building a server to run 6.0-RELEASE.
> 1. Tyan Thunder K8S Pro S2882G3NR
> 2. Single Opteron 265 dual-core

This will limit you to only being able to use 4 of the 8 DIMM slots on
the motherboard.  If you're going to do that - you might consider the
Tyan s2866 1P motherboard and use PCI-express I/O cards.

-- David  (obrien at
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