[CentOS] Motherboard recommendations

Fri Feb 24 22:05:43 UTC 2006
Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey at BUC.com>

Dan Trainor wrote:
> Bowie Bailey wrote:
> > I have been building my systems with Abit IS-10 motherboards, but
> > NewEgg has stopped carrying them, so I need to switch to something
> > new. 
> > 
> > Does anyone have any recommendations on a solid motherboard that
> > works well with CentOS?  I need a motherboard with built-in video,
> > LAN, and SATA.  I don't need RAID or any other fancy features, just
> > something cheap and solid. 
> > 
> > I've been looking around, but there are lots of boards that look
> > like they would work and I know nothing about any of them.  I was
> > just wondering what you guys are using. 
> This might be out of your target price range, but we just received 32
> Intel SR1425BK1-E based systems a few weeks ago, and to tell you the
> truth, they're the most rock-solid motherboards I've ever used. 
> Period. 
> Looks like the board alone will run anywhere between $450-500 USD, but
> my experience tells me that it was well worth it.
> You can find more information here:
> http://www.intel.com/design/servers/boards/SE7221BK1-E/index.htm
> They've been running CentOS 4.2 flawlessly for about two weeks now
> under extremely heavy load, and we haven't seen any problems.

Yea... That's a bit out of my price range.  I'm looking for cheap