safest way to upgrade a production server
jalmberg at identry.com
Wed Sep 10 14:53:05 UTC 2008
> maybe 6.3 had the drivers for the motherboard? I had that - I
> purchased a nice shiny newmotherbaord in 2007 but could not use it
> before 7.0R came out as the chips were not supported by 6.x. I chose
> not to use a CURRENT or RC version of 7, but to just wait.
Possibly... the motherboard is an Intel S5000PAL, with dual quad-core
processors. I think it was pretty cutting edge when they started
building it, about a year ago. It's still an amazing machine, IMHO.
Of course, that might be because my life sort of depends on keeping
it working :-)
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