[CentOS] getting Centos on "used" rackable systems 1U withdualOpteron 248 HE

Wed Jan 28 08:35:18 UTC 2009
Rainer Duffner <rainer at ultra-secure.de>

RobertH schrieb:
> i was wondering if others had bought any of these boxes and played with them
> yet. they are pretty cheap and i have been looking for some cheap rackmount
> boxes that i can throw large ata ide drives in to do some things with

Just for kicks, can you try:
 - installing FreeBSD 7.1 64bit
 - installing a FreeBSD8 snapshot from recently
 - Windows 2003 server
 - OpenSolaris
 - Ubuntu (server) ?

If none of these work, I'd toss it ;-)
There may be a reason why they were cheap...