[CentOS] Mother board recommendation

Tue Jun 3 18:32:57 UTC 2014
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2014-05-16, m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> Not sure what you mean by lightweight, but I've been happy with Asus and
> Gigabyte motherboards. STAY AWAY from Supermicro: we have a bunch of
> servers with 64 cores - so we're talking high end - which we bought from
> Penguin, and we've had a *bunch* m/b problems, as in, we've sent back a
> number of them for repairs, where they replaced the m/b. So, if high-end
> servers are like that, I do *not* trust their quality control.

As one other data point, I've had a few Supermicro motherboards, and
have only had one bad one so far.  (I'm less enamored of their IPMI


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us