Advice on Cluster Hardware.

Ivan Pulleyn ivan at torpid.com
Tue Feb 5 17:34:53 EST 2002



Do you happen to know what the USB problems are? I read some report on
anandtech that stated systems based on the AMD-768 seemed to work
fine, but there are persistent rumors of problems.

Ivan...


On Tue, 5 Feb 2002, Trent Piepho wrote:

> 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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