[AG-TECH] System options

Robert Olson olson at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Jan 31 16:20:44 CST 2006

One of the ones we built long ago was a standard motherboard that we  
put into a 4U case we bought separately ..

I've used the spectra 4-port capture cards with linux, works like a  


On Jan 31, 2006, at 4:15 PM, Jeremy Mann wrote:

> I have been tasked to build a new portable AG node for another  
> University.
> I want to do it right this time and rackmount everthing that I can  
> in a
> 12U rack with wheels. I've done some initial searching for 3U and 4U
> machines from Dell and Monarch and they consider 3U or 4U a  
> "server" and
> ramp up the price considerably. Also, the motherboards in these  
> machines
> maybe have 2 PCI slots. For future expansion we need at last 4 capture
> cards. Would a 4 port capture card work with Linux?
> Are there any other sites with racked AG nodes? From whom did you  
> buy your
> computer from?
> -- 
> Jeremy Mann
> jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
> University of Texas Health Science Center
> Bioinformatics Core Facility
> http://www.bioinformatics.uthscsa.edu
> Phone: (210) 567-2672

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