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Date:      Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:49:40 -0400
From:      Jerry <jerry@seibercom.net>
To:        FreeBSD <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: shopping for a new server
Message-ID:  <20110825164940.0450d7e4@scorpio>
In-Reply-To: <CAKYr3zyAtzzffNhKrpoKBMz-NL9Ui6iyUh02F5p8qDS8uKXLeg@mail.gmail.com>
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On Thu, 25 Aug 2011 14:38:26 -0400
Outback Dingo <outbackdingo@gmail.com> articulated:

> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Jerry wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 25 Aug 2011 14:08:28 -0400
> > Tim Kellers articulated:
> >
> > > Thank you Max, that sounds like good news so far.
> > > >
> > > > One minor issue I ran into is that disabling serial ports in
> > > > BIOS causes FreeBSD to freeze when booting. The solution is
> > > > simply to set serial ports to be "On without Console
> > > > Redirection." You should also leave Intel I/OAT disabled, since
> > > > FreeBSD has no support for it.
> >
> >
> > Is anyone working on integrating support into FreeBSD? There is an
> > abundance of info available and drivers for both Windows (obviously)
> > and Linux.
> >
> > http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/network/IntelPRO/R167266/en/ioat.htm
> > http://www.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/sb/CS-023725.htm
> >
> Just one more reason NOT to buy anything from Dell

I fail to see the reasoning behind your statement.

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jerry+fbsd@seibercom.net

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