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> Actually I did installed gentoo at one dual Xeon 3.0 but I did
> installed with p4 support instead of ia64 since I can't boot a ia64
> livecd to begin gentoo install.
> I've looked for a livecd for ia64 architeture but I didn't found, so
> I've tryed to use the amd64 livecd (I read in some places it could
> work) and it boot up but I can't chroot into the ia64 stage1
> directory :/
> So I think you could use one previous debian for ia64 installation for
> begin gentoo install if you have time to do it. I didn't 'cause I had
> to put the machine to work quickly.
I think I'll try it :)
> By the way, the server is really fine, without any problem, and I
> thinking to upgrade it to ia64 as soon as I order another server.
> About the onboard devices, if you are using a SE7520BD2 from Intel you
> may just have to compile LSI Pro Logic driver into the kernel and
> boot-up without initrd or put these modules into the initrd if you
> want initrd 'cause genkernel doesn't doit by default.
> Cheers to ia64 architeture, let me know if you able to do it.
OK thanks very much for your help,
so as soon as I get the hardware
I'll try to install it onto the
machines. If I could install it
sucessfully I'll report it here
in the list.
>>We get good prices from Dell, so what I
>>want to ask, has anyone intstalled
>>gentoo on Dell servers, especially with
>>dual 64bit Intel Xeon CPUs, are there
>>any obstacles, what about the onboard
>>components, any trouble to install
>>Or would you recommend other hardware?
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