[CentOS] Tyan K8SSA (corrected) troubles with CentOS 4.4 i386

Tue Dec 19 03:35:57 UTC 2006
Feizhou <feizhou at graffiti.net>

> We have been using the Tyan Thunder S2882GNR-D Motherboard and AMD 
> Opteron 270's and Chenbro Chassis with much success since the Supermicro 
> stuff looks like Intel is holding sway...  With the Zippy brand power 
> supplied, LSI-Logic RAID 2x, broadcomm NICs, Crucial memory, and Fujitsu 
> Ultra320 SCSI disks we see very little breakage, like none, on the app 
> cluster.

Those older AMD chipset boards are solid are not they? I installed a 
dual Opteron 242 box with 2GB of RAM (4x512MB) using the 2881 board I 
was talking about. This was about two years ago. A 3ware 7508 + 6 200GB 
IDE disks + 2 scsi disks as the system disks + 350 watt redundant, ATX 
sized, 2themax power supply :D. I never got a complaint about its stability.

Another Tyan box that is relatively new that (Tyan 2865) I built (but 
running Windows XP 64-bit) has also been rock solid once I replaced the 
incredibly expensive and incredibly unstable 3dlabs Wildcat Realizm 500 
with an elcheapo ATI card. If I had known that 3dlabs was leaving the 

So if Tyan is losing its edge with its new stuff...that is a real pity.