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Re: "big" machines running Debian?

On Saturday, 21.02.2009 at 08:00 -0500, Igor Támara wrote:

> Hi, at some Datacenter here on my country they only want the machines
> to be installed with RHEL or Suse, every time I dig more into those
> distros I fall in love more with Debian.  This is why I'm asking about
> machines that have many cores and lots of RAM and plenty of disk.

We're running a Dell R905 server: four quad-core CPUs, 128GB RAM, with
an attached Dell Powervault storage system running off Dell's PERC 6/E

This basically Just Works under Debian Etch (and, I suspect, Lenny too).


Dave Ewart
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University of Oxford / Cancer Research UK
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