ServerWorks chipset

Trent Piepho xyzzy at speakeasy.org
Wed Sep 20 19:52:01 EDT 2000


On Wed, 20 Sep 2000, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > How is Serverworks chipset comparing to Intel i840 chipset, which has
> > 64-bit 66MHz PCI too?  Did Myricom has some claim on this?  Thanks.
> 
> I'm not sure if they've looked at it. I avoided that chipset because you
> have your choice of (expensive) RDRAM or (potentially-flaky) SDRAM
> converters, and I didn't think it did PC133.

I've heard a number of reports that supermicro's i840 chipsets will not work
with linux unless the APIC is disabled.  Something is about how supermicro has
wired them in a non-standard way, and refuses to provide information.


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