Well that was fun… NOT! January 9, 2005 at 1:42 am

So, after a 300 day uptime, I figured it was time to upgrade my server to the 2.6 kernel tree. Simple build, simple reboot… I thought. Turns out my motherboard ate it. It wouldn’t boot back up.. just hung after detecting the ide drives.

I tried removing disks, removing every single card (in case there was a bad card effecting the board), no go. Luckily I still had my old gaming box which was very similar (dual athlon) and had an identical case so I was able to move the hdd cages right over and boot up on that hardware for now.

Guess my plans for a new server, opteron based of course 🙂 are being moved up a bit sooner then I had planned.

*Update:* So I’m thinking something with a load-out like so for a nice.. really high-end server that’ll last me awhile. 🙂

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