[CentOS] Install Centos 6 x86_64 on Dell PowerEdge 2970 and aSSD (hardware probing issues)

Mon Sep 8 19:45:50 UTC 2014
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2014-09-08, Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu> wrote:
> I gave on the SiperMicro quite a while ago. Not because of BIOS, but
> because of hardware engineering flaws. Which at least manifests itself
> with system boards for AMD CPUs. These (AMD) boards work reliably for only
> 2-4 years, after that they die. Not all of them, but about 50% of
> SuperMicro AMD server and mostly workstation boards (I have no experience
> with their low end desktop boards if they exist) are dead after 3-4 years

Huh.  I have a bunch of SuperMicro boards with AMD CPUs, and have had
only one die completely, and that was a DOA that I returned before
putting into production.

Are you saying dead-dead, like completely unusable, or sorta dead, where
you get spurious and unexplained errors?


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us