[CentOS] a hardware question

Tue May 17 20:02:41 UTC 2011
Brunner, Brian T. <BBrunner at gai-tronics.com>

centos-bounces at centos.org wrote:
> We need to replace several servers, quickly - four of our
> Dell PE 1950's
> died in one week. (!!!) So, we're looking around, and I was checking
> out IBM. I customized to what we want, and hit 'continue', and
> suddenly there's another $800 for a "system common planar" that's
> "required". Googling only finds specs with it - does anyone know what
> it 
> is? I mean,
> it's not like it's the motherboard, right?

>From a fast & furious google-fu workout, I conclude that the "System
Common Planar" is in fact the motherboard.
Look at your configuration options ... Do you see another motherboard
item there?

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