[rescue] sort-of rescue: 2 Dell PowerEdge 1300s (SMP question)

Mike Parson mparson at bl.org
Fri Apr 16 14:32:36 CDT 2004

On Fri, Apr 16, 2004 at 03:29:15PM -0400, Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> Today I rescued 2 PowerEdge 1300s.  One is PIII/450, the other a 600.
> My question:  I am thinking of running Sol9 on this:
> 1.  Is SMP supported on Sol9/x86 ?

It was under Sol7/x86.

> 2.  Is anything special needed from Dell, or do I just stick in
> another CPU of the same speed?
> 3.  Is the PERC2 card supported (I assume so)?

Again, worked under Sol7/x86.  I ran an NFS server a few jobs back on
a Dell PE 3mumble.  Maybe a 4something?  Been a while, one of the ~5U
boxes that took probably 8 or so internal SCA drives, PII, probably
500Mhz.  Ran Sol7/x86 quite nicely.

Michael Parson
mparson at bl.org

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