[CentOS] a hardware question

Tue May 17 20:52:37 UTC 2011
aurfalien at gmail.com <aurfalien at gmail.com>

On May 17, 2011, at 12:49 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us 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?

If all you ned are plain old servers, check Aberdeen.  They repackage  
SuperMicro and have great support.

- aurf