[LinuxBIOS] Tyan Thunder n3600R (S2912) support status?
yinghailu at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 20:04:29 CEST 2007
On 10/5/07, niko <niko at ornia.hampshire.edu> wrote:
> Hello there,
> I'm in the midst of an upgrade for my server, but I want the entire
> thing to run 100% Free Software, including LinuxBIOS. The Tyan S2912
> seems to be a perfect match feature/specifications wise for what I am
> searching for. I need a dual Socket F board with built in SAS and SATA2
> with RAID-5 support on the latter, and ideally two gigabit NICs to
> boot. This Tyan board largely fits this description more than any other
> board on the LinuxBIOS supported motherboard compatibility list.
> The problem is that on the list it is still marked "WIP" with a yellow
> box instead of a green one. What is the current status of LinuxBIOS
> support for this board? Will it work at all or maybe partially? What
> is/isn't working? I need these certain features on my next motherboard,
> but I also need stability with LinuxBIOS on the board. Is this too much
> to ask for a dual Socket F board such as this Tyan?
> I should also note that I'm not particularly attached to this board. If
> LinuxBIOS works better with another dual Socket F board, I would love to
> know about it. I just need the SAS and SATA2, really.
> I would sincerely love it if someone could help me understand the
> current state of LinuxBIOS support for this class of motherboards...
> ..here's hoping the compatibility list is out of date!
stefan, can you update that!
anything is missed?
I hope we can find another MB
split power plane ( for quad core support) + MCP55 + IO55 + HTX + SAS controller
before that s2912 is most updated one...
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