[CentOS] CentOS 4.3 on Intel Xeon Core 2 Duo

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Tue Oct 31 14:50:04 UTC 2006

On Tue, 31 Oct 2006 at 3:46pm, Marc Saric wrote

> Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
>> I've got a testbox with a Supermicro X7DVL motherboard and dual Xeon 5140s. 
>> The onboard network was *not* supported in CentOS 4.3, but is as of 4.4. 
>> Also, the 3w-9xxx received a significant upgrade in the 4.4 kernel vs. the 
>> one from 4.3.  So, you *really* want to go with 4.4 on that hardware over 
>> 4.3.
> Significant upgrade for he 3ware 9xxx means just "now works out of the box" 
> or anything else (better performance, etc.)?

The former -- the pre-4.4 3w-9xxx driver didn't work at all with the 9550 
cards, IIRC.

> Any of the stability/heat issues which where mentioned in the "Dual Opteron 
> or Dual Xeon?" thread from 2006-10-26?


Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

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