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Re: dell 6850

On Fri, 2008-01-04 at 08:46 -0600, Michael Shuler wrote:
> On 01/03/2008 08:12 PM, Chris Parker wrote:
> > I just recently got a new Dell Poweredge 6850 with 14 disk array and
> > 132t Tape library.  Does anyone have any experience with this server?
> The 6850 should "just work" with Etch.  If you are using >4G RAM, you 
> might consider using the amd64 flavor.  I don't spend a whole lot of 
> time in testing/unstable land, but I would be surprised if there were 
> any major installer problems.
> > Are there any issues/problems to be aware of?
> It's a power-hungry beast..  ;)  but will be a faithful workhorse.
> > An Oracle database will be run on it.  What would be a recommended
> > config?
> The only issue I have ever run into with Oracle is an installer abend if 
> I there was smaller than 2xRAM swap space - although there is a bypass 
> on that config check in the installer somewhere.
> -- 
> Kind Regards,
> Michael Shuler
Thanks for the info.  I was hoping so.  I was wrong on the tape drive
though.  it is the Dell (lx)4000 series.  I have successfully installed
an oracle express on a Debian workstation so hopefully the Full Oracle
install will go well.

thanks again

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