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.
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