Kosada

Opteron Meltdown?

For one of Kosada’s consulting clients, we’ve set up this dual-core AMD Opteron server. Normally it runs all happy-like and does what it needs to. We take care of its basic needs, and it takes care of the rest.

Opteron after meltdown

However, Tyan – the motherboard manufacturer – saw fit to include only 1 of the typical 3 heat sink mounting tabs. Somehow, this 1 tab managed to suddenly break on Sunday, March 18, at about 4:45pm.

And now the processor has Opteron Cancer.

midnight in the garden of softpixel servers bbinkovitz 2006.10.21 @ 11:50

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