muno at aem.umn.edu
Wed Oct 31 08:55:34 EST 2001
This is a little off topic but I know a lot of people in this community
use the Supermicro dual motherboards.
I recently received 3 machines built around the Supermicro P3TDE6 motherboard,
the dual Tualatin version of the 370DE6 Serverworks HE-SL based board. I have
over 50 of the 370DE6 and 370DER based machines in service and have had
When I try to install Redhat 7.1 on these machines, they all seem to hang
when they try to access the SCSI disk. At that point, I get disk timeouts
and the machine will not boot any further. I have swapped disks around
between the 3 machines and still see the problem. I was able to load
Redhat 7.2 as a test and it will boot occasionly. At times, it hangs
I am still looking in to this but just wanted to see if anyone has had
issues with these motherboards.
We pulled a disk from a 370DE6 machine we have running FreeBSD and tried
it on one of the P3TDE6 machines. It booted and ran fine.
Ray Muno http://www.aem.umn.edu/people/staff/muno
University of Minnesota e-mail: muno at aem.umn.edu
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Phone: (612) 625-9531
110 Union St. S.E. FAX: (612) 626-1558
Minneapolis, Mn 55455
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