Re: Debian 3.1 on a Dell PowerEdge 2800 Server
On Thu, 2006-03-02 at 14:56 -0500, Yu,Glen [Ontario] wrote:
> Hi everyone,
Have a look at
Confluence - Debian on Dell Servers
It has Debian Sarge installation disk with various drivers included.
> I'm plan on installing Debian 3.1 (2.4.27 kernel) on a Dell PE2800 server soon (just waiting for a few more pieces of equip. to arrive) and while I have used Debian a little bit in the past, I've never installed in on a server before. I was hoping somebody who has done this before can give me some tips/info on the following:
> 1) does/will Debian have issues if I use the hw RAID controller on the Dell server?
> 2) the server will have dual Xeon processors and 8GB of RAM, does Debian suppor this? (I've read in some places that Debian doesn't support > 4GB of RAM, etc. but I haven't been able to get a definite answer to that from googling)
> Thanks in advance.
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