[CentOS] dell 2950 servers and centos 4 or 5
Marko A. Jennings
markobiz at bluegargoyle.com
Thu Jun 14 04:37:36 UTC 2007
On Thu, June 14, 2007 12:27 am, Robert - eLists wrote:
> Part of this may be OT
> Anyone running CentOS 4 or 5 with the newer Dell 2950 servers?
> Mainly thinking in terms of basic Internet facing applications
> Anything special to report good or challenging?
> Any hardware or drivers issues?
> Anything not to order as an option or not do?
> Should one stick to dual core or go to quad core? Does it really matter?
> What is the best way to order raid1 and raid5 storage on these units with
> and without hot plug
> Will either way keep the deployment of CentOS easy and happy.
> I am used to ordering and deploying hp proliant intel rackmount servers
> using 3.5 hotplug scsi
> Im not that familiar with the terms on the dell website for SAS (cant tell
> if hotplug) although I know what SATA is and I am not familiar with
> Serial-Attach SCSI hotplug.
> Thank in advance for your advise or experiences.
> - rh
The company I work for (major provider of IT services around the world)
uses 2950's as one of the standard hardware options for RHEL 4. CentOS 4
should work just fine on it.
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