Advice on Cluster Hardware.

Trent Piepho xyzzy at speakeasy.org
Tue Feb 5 16:55:28 EST 2002


On Tue, 5 Feb 2002, Ivan Pulleyn wrote:
> The main quirk I noticed when playing w/the Asus board: NO USB (not
> even 1.x) support. If, for some reason, you need it you are forced to
> use a USB2.0 PCI card. The Tyan boards have good old-fashioned USB1.x
> support on-board. This means you basically can't use USB console
> switches with the Asus.

>From the reviews I've read, the 760MPX chipset has a broken USB1.x controller
that sometimes doesn't work.  Asus gives you a usb2.0 card (does it work with
linux?) while tyan makes you buy your own if you want working usb.

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