[CentOS] settings up cheap a NAS / SAN server, is it possible?
Rudi at SoftDux.com
Sun Jun 29 19:22:41 UTC 2008
Steve Tindall wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-06-29 at 19:16 +0200, Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> Unfortunately, the only ECC capable motherboards I can get my
>> hands on will be XEON, which is much more expensive than a normal
>> desktop type motherboard. And the CPU's will cost more.
> Consider using an Asus socket AM2 motherboard, as they support ECC.
> A popular choice is the Asus M2N-E with 6 SATA connectors (not to be
> confused with the M2N-E SLI), but any of the nforce 500-series Asus
> motherboard should work fine with CentOS.
> Modest AMD socket AM2 45watt dual cores are relatively cheap.
Thanx Steve, I don't see that mobo on my suppliers' price lists, but
I'll shop around a bit
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