From: Eamonn Shinners (shinnere at domain gofree.indigo.ie)
Date: Wed 03 Jul 2002 - 19:57:37 IST
On Wed, 2002-07-03 at 13:42, Anders Holm wrote:
> As a previous WorldPort employee...
> The Dell 2450's had on occasion a bad backplane. There _may_ be some of
> these still there, so test before you buy!! ;)
As the person responsible for installing Linux onto the 2450's, I can
vouch for the bad backplane problem. Some could be sorted with a floppy,
downloaded from Dell, one took three days to be sorted by a Dell
Obviously, only some were affected, but as Anders suggested, try before
you buy, other than that, they are great Linux servers.
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