>>From: Michael Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Subject: Re: Any Pentium Pro MB recommendations?
>>To: email@example.com (Dave Andersen)
>>Date: Thu, 2 May 1996 18:49:50 +0930 (CST)
>>Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
>>Unless something drastic has happened in the last few months, there are
>>_no_ decent P6 motherboards generally available. The 'Alder' chassis
>>is a special Intel Server Group product, and is AFAIK not generally
>IIRC ftp.cdrom.com (the busiest site on the 'net for ftp) uses FreeBSD on a
>PentiumPro. Any one know what their m/board is?
>I would look at their web site if the US-Uk links weren't so appalinging slow.
It's an Intel Alder SMP system with 1 CPU. It is on loan to us from Intel
and as far as I know, is not currently for sale. The "B" stepping of the Orion
with the PCI write buffer fixed should be available now. I don't know if
anyone is making a motherboard with the fixed chipset on it yet, however.
Core-team/Principal Architect, The FreeBSD Project