R710 compatibility

Morten P.D. Stevens mstevens at win-professional.com
Tue Mar 31 09:02:40 CDT 2009

relative to to CentOS 5.2:

Does CentOS 5.2 support Nehalem based CPUs? CentOS 5.2 is based on RHEL 5.2
and Redhat said, only RHEL 5.3 supports the new Nehalem CPUs?


From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Landreth, Kevin
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:51 PM
To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: RE: R710 compatibility


CentOS 4.6 doesn't, but CentOS 5.2 does in our initial testing.  Haven't
tried fedora/ubuntu/debian because they aren't part of our standard
offering.  Haven't tried RHEL 4.7 just yet to see if it's supported.


Our generic kernel for a RAM based image did work (based on 2.6.26)  So it's
only a minor change it seems, just the drivers have to know about the new
hardware id.


Hope this helps (sorry for the top-post)


From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
[mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of Drew Weaver
Sent: Tuesday, March 31, 2009 8:32 AM
To: 'linux-poweredge at dell.com'
Subject: R710 compatibility


has anyone had the pleasure yet of trying to install a bunch of linux
versions on these boxes (ones that arent supported)


such as CentOS 3, 4,5 Fedora 8,9,10, Ubuntu, Debian etc?


My only concern is the NIC going from a 5708 to a 5709




-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://lists.us.dell.com/pipermail/linux-poweredge/attachments/20090331/6845c3f8/attachment.htm 

More information about the Linux-PowerEdge mailing list