[CentOS] Centos 4 on Tyan S2895 with sata

Gavin Carr gavin at openfusion.com.au
Fri Mar 31 01:19:43 UTC 2006

On Thu, Mar 30, 2006 at 07:59:38PM -0500, Chris Mauritz wrote:
> <blush>
> They're all running windows. 
> </blush>


> We were using them with Cinelerra + Linux and the editors began to rebel 
> and wanted some Adobe tools that only ran on Windows and OSX.  So I 
> caved.  8-)  I find these boxes a lot more responsive than our dual 
> 2.5ghz G5's.  I don't have any "unix tasks" that need that kind of 
> horsepower at the moment, though I'm probably going to deploy a rack of 
> dual dual-core opteron boxes (using a different motherboard) running 
> Centos when our web content launches in China.
> I've got some spares around so I'll see if I can get 4.3 on one tomorrow 
> and replicate your problem. 
> Are you using the RAID utility in the bios for the nvdia controller or 
> are you just treating them as plain ol' disks?  What disks are you using?

No raid, just plain 'old disks. The disks are Seagate Barracuda 7200s, 

Thanks much,

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