ideal motherboard for diskless beowulf

Santiago Muelas smuelas at mecanica.upm.es
Fri Jun 13 02:32:27 EDT 2003


Also the last Shuttle, but it is something very simple to install....


On Fri, 13 Jun 2003 01:59:19 +0800
Major Chai Mee Joon <chaimj at majorlinux.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>  
> > On Wed, 11 Jun 2003, kolokoutsas konstantinos wrote:
> > 
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > I am in the process of designing a 12-node diskless
> > > cluster. I am going with AMD CPUs, but not quite
> > > confident which mobo to use, for serving the following
> > > with a limited budget:
> > > 
> > > - (must)  onboard LAN
> > > - (must)  proven Linux (RH7.2) compatibility
> > > - (ideal) micro-atx 
> > > - (ideal) wide range of CPU support, i.e. from Duron
> > > sub-GHz up to XP 2600+
> > > - (bonus) some overclocking capabilities
> 
> You just have to be careful if you're using the the latest boards
> unless you like to get your hands dirty.
> 
> eg. Asus A7N8X Deluxe Board based on nVidia's Nforce2-Chipset,
> as the onboard Nvidia Ethernet requires the driver supplied by nVidia.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Major Chai
> 
> MajorLinux.com
> 
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