Dual Xeon box -- ready for prime time?

Chris shef31 at yahoo.com
Sun Sep 17 19:37:53 UTC 2006


I've just purchased a dual Xeon box with a fancy raid controller. It's 
this one:

http://www.icc-usa.com/store/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=8&idproduct=1661

with a 3Ware 9550SX-4LP RAID 4xSATAII PCI-X RAID Controller

I installed SuSE and it works fine, but I really like the idea (and 
relative simplicity) of Ubuntu. Will Ubuntu handle this box correctly?

I'm using it for heavy-duty benchmarking of an app that has lots of 
threads and needs large disk throughput.





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