[CentOS] Best supported motherboard

Basil Kurian basilkurian at gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 11:11:36 EDT 2010


I always prefer Intel products. Does anyone got any  experience on any of
these boards ?



On 1 November 2010 23:05, Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:

> At Mon, 1 Nov 2010 11:51:49 -0500 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> wrote:
>
> >
> >
> >
> > ---Executing: recode
> > Well it depends on what you want in your new board, workstation vs
> > server....I just built 2 machines based on this board....MSI 785G-E53 AM3
> > 785G...with amd quad cores....one is acting as a server and centos 5.5
> > loaded up just fine with no issues, running KVM with a couple of
> VM's....I
> > would look at the 1055T or 1090T CPU which have 6 cores and would
> probably
> > give you better performance if you want to run 4 or 5 vm's.....the one
> thing
> > that I did was use a pata DVD burner...since I have heard of issues with
> the
> > sata versions and centos....I prefer amd to Intel since I'm always on a
> very
> > limited budget...;)
>
> I have a SATA DVD burner: Optiarc  Model: DVD RW AD-7241S and it works
> just fine under CentOS 5.5 on a AMD Sempron(tm) Processor LE-1300 system
> (ASRock K10N78 motherboard).  I did have to add the 'irqpoll' kernel
> parameter to get the SATA ports to work.
>
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Basil Kurian <basilkurian at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Which among these three motherboard is the best supported in Linux
> > > (Centos/Ubuntu) ?
> > >
> > >
> > > Intel® Desktop Board DH55HC [
> http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=42409 ]
> > >
> > > Intel® Desktop Board DP55WG [
> http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=40078 ]
> > >
> > > Intel® Desktop Board DP55KG [
> > >
> http://www.intel.com/products/desktop/motherboards/DP55KG/DP55KG-overview.htm
> ]
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Also which will be a good processor , for using in a desktop PC to run
> 4 or
> > > 5   Virtual machines concurrently on VirtualBox or VMWare ESX server ?
> > >
> > >
> > > Intel® Xeon® Processor X3460 [
> http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=42931]
> > > or
> > > Intel® CoreTM i7-870S [ http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=48498 ]
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
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> > >
> > > Basil Kurian
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