[rescue] Thumpers?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jun 14 22:58:55 CDT 2018

  Thank you Pat.  I thought that might be the case.  I will find out
more about what problems he's having and I may put him in touch with
you.  His name is also Pat.


On 06/14/2018 11:51 PM, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> Yes, it should just work.
> At work/at home, I only ran Linux (RH and Debian) on our X4500 and X4540s.
> Feel free to have him contact me off list for specific help.  A hardware
> fault in the CPU, RAM, disks, or sata backplane is likely at this point in
> them.... They weren't the most reliable storage hardware we've had.
> Patrick Finnegan
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2018, 23:27 Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
>>   Hey folks.  I'm talking to a friend of mine who isn't on this list;
>> he's trying to get Linux running on a Thumper.  He's running into
>> serious problems getting it booted.  I've never actually worked with one
>> and I'm not close enough to just go over and help him figure it
>> out...Isn't the Thumper a relatively standard (though beefy in the
>> storage department) x86 PC?  Should it be able to run a modern Linux
>> distribution like Ubuntu Server or similar?
>>             Thanks,
>>             -Dave
>> --
>> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
>> New Kensington, PA
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Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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