atom based servers
jackbarnett at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 06:06:39 UTC 2009
Curious, how did you get it installed?
My motherboard doesn't have an IDE port (so, no IDE CD-ROM) and don't
think booting from USB-CDROM is supported
Booting from USB Flash drive works?
David Rawling wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Brian Whalen
>> Sent: Thu 12/11/2009 9:26 AM
>> I see supermicro and potentially others have atom servers available,
>> anyone tried these on freebsd with success?
> Hi Brian
> Indeed, I have a FreeBSD 8.0RC1 system running as my primary time
> server for the home network. Since it's an Atom 330, it fully
> supports 64-bit mode (an opportunity I have grasped with both hands).
> The board I happen to be using is an Intel DG945GCLF2 - a clone
> board with just 1 DIMM slot and two SATA ports. Everything I need
> to have supported Just Worked out of the box.
> The server itself is running at a very low load level:
> timeserver ~ 15> uptime
> 1:00PM up 6 days, 12:38, 1 user, load averages: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00
> I can provide the output of most any other commands if you'd like
> to see anything specific. I rather suspect that the Supermicro and
> other server-class Atoms will still be using the Intel 945 or
> similar chipsets.
> David Rawling
> PD Consulting And Security
> Email: djr at pdconsec.net
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