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Re: motherboards to buy now for desktops, vendors?
I take it that 82566 support isn't easy to add to the wm(4) driver?
If it is, I wonder if that would do the trick for you.
On Feb 22, 1:34pm, Greg Troxel wrote:
} Subject: motherboards to buy now for desktops, vendors?
} We need to get some more desktopish boxes, some of which will be xen
} servers, but are finding lots of motherboards with 82566 chips which
} NetBSD seems not to support (but see
} for a FreeBSD driver).
} What I'm looking for is
} high-quality system: cost is much less important than having no grief
} i386/amd64 dual-mode processor
} can take 4G ram, preferably more
} runs NetBSD fine (/i386 and /amd64) and runs xen3 fine
} x on builtin graphics a big plus (or no builtin and enough slots)
} working builtin network a big plus (or no builtin and slots)
} SATA disks work flawlessly
} no issues with usb/etc.
} sound ought to work, but perhaps not critical
} And, I would want to know a place that would assemble these with Lian-Li
} PC-60 cases, or some other quiet high-end case for desktop rather than
} xen box usage.
} It looks like Intel 975X motherboards are still available, and we have
} one of those that works fine. So perhaps we should get more of those.
} Any clues would be appreciated.
>-- End of excerpt from Greg Troxel
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