[CentOS] is Intel VT-d "really" necessary?

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Sep 16 13:09:55 EDT 2010


  On 09/16/10 8:56 AM, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> >  Dell's PowerEdge R210 and R310 are available with Core i3.
>
> But those aren't servers since the Core iX CPU's are desktop class CPU's ;)


those are low end servers in Dell's line.

I'd be looking at the R410 or R710 for virtualization hosts, along with 
external storage.   you can put far more memory in these.  the 2U 
version lets you add more network and HBA (storage) interfaces than the 
1U has room for.






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