[rescue] "New" SPARCserver 20

Bran Tregare rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 21 16:22:21 CDT 2001

Tyan is ok, they have had some definate QC problems though :(

  For P-II and P-III based boards, ASUS makes good dual proc boards.

  Micron made some good socket 7 dual proc boards.

At 11:47 AM 6/21/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Until after I bought the board, I'd been under the impression that Tyan
>was supposed to be top notch for dual proc boards.  Of course, then I buy
>it, and people start telling me that it is crap.
>That said, what boards are better for dual procs?  I couldn't find any
>Intel boards at the time (at least not at a reasonable price).  Everything
>seems to be definitaly crap (PC Chips anyone?), Intel, or Tyan.
>Joshua Boyd
>On Thu, 21 Jun 2001, Dan Sikorski wrote:
> > > Yeah well, a Sun is nice hardware, and this machine is a PC, which was
> > > home built, and while it is supposed to have a good motherboard (Tyan)
> >
> > *Stops reading there, chokes, gags, spits and goes into convulsions*
> >
> > I dislike Tyan a lot.  While I've never owned a tyan board, I've seen
> > and worked with too many that were unstable, had significant
> > incompatibilities, or just plain sucked IMHO.  While I'm sure that there
> > will be plenty who disagree with me, I personally will not buy a tyan
> > board ever if I can avoid it.  (Unless they come out with something
> > really cool that no one else has, but even then, I'm sure I'll be
> > kicking myself later for it.)
> >
> >       -Dan Sikorski
> >
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