[CDBUG-talk] FreeBSD hardware?

Chuck Atkins chuck.atkins at kitware.com
Wed Apr 27 14:15:09 EDT 2011

The  key with configuring dell systems is to configure it with a Linux OS
and then at then once your satisfied, then switch to the no OS option.  This
will make sure that any "Windows Only" hardware is unavailable for

Chuck Atkins
R&D Engineer, Kitware, Inc.
(518) 371-3971 x603
chuck.atkins at kitware.com

-- "Mathematicians are tools for turning coffee grounds into formulas.",
Paul Erdos

On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:37 PM, Jaime <jaime at snowmoon.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 27, 2011 at 12:19 PM, James L. Lauser <james at jlauser.net>
> wrote:
> > I find that Dell's server hardware typically works well with FreeBSD.
> For
> > the most part, as long as you stay away from the super-cutting edge
> hardware
> > (read: high end gaming equipment), you're not going to have too much
> trouble
> > running FreeBSD on any equipment.
> Really?  That is great news.  I started using FreeBSD back in the
> 2.2.x days, when you could easily end up buying hardware that FreeBSD
> (and/or NetBSD and/or Linux) couldn't recognize.  I did some
> significant back-flips over a RAID card somewhere around 1999, IIRC.
> Thanks,
> Jaime
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