motherboard recommendations for 6.0

Nikolas Britton nikolas.britton at
Tue Feb 7 06:37:08 PST 2006

On 2/3/06, Peter <petermatulis at> wrote:
> It's time to set up another box to act as file server and I'm at the
> crucial motherboard-choice stage.  I'm looking for recommendations for an
> i386 single-cpu mid-price board that work well with FreeBSD 6.0-stable.  I
> don't see the point in buying an Intel cpu but if you do then please make
> your point.  Thanks a lot.

What board features do you want? and what is a "mid-price" board,
entry level server boards start at around $200? What CPU do you want
to use? How much RAM do you want? Storage options, ATA, SATA, SATA-II,
SCSI U160, SCSI U320, etc.? Buses? Chipset Options, VIA, SIS, AMD,

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