On Fri, 31 Mar 2006 18:00:34 -0800 "Wil Hatfield" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Beto, > > I am currently trying to upgrade one without customers on it to 6.0. > But as was the problem with 5.4 the problems don't show up until the > machine is under high load. So even under 6 I won't have a clue if > the issues are fixed until I get the customers on it. So it doesn't > make alot of difference. fair enough, but you should be able to use some of the performance testing tools to hammer the server before pushing it live. > > I checked with the manufacturer or the machine and they assure me > that they installed brand new high quality 80/40 cables. But then > again what did I expect them to say. So do you know of a good high > quality 80/40 manufacture and where I can buy some new cables? What's > the best of the best? not really - i had my bad experience with cables, just went out, got the ones that a) weren't 10 for a buck , b) actually looked well built. I just went to my preferred provider here in town (eer... "online" actually...but they are local (Syd, AU) ) > > At Supermicro's recommendation I already phlashed to the latest bios. > cool - but my point was not to assume that new bios would be better - it may actually be a step backwards when combined with your other hardware and software. > Well it is good to know you think 6 is better than 5.4. But then > again you are running SATA and we all know 6 runs SATA better. > Hopefully it runs ATA better too. actually, that's the only box with SATA - all the others run PATA or SCSI. B _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"