Installing a 2nd PentiumII processor into a Server.
Posted on 2006-11-14
We have a Dell Poweredge 1300 here that we've taken off line and are considering reconstructing as a file/db server.
Right now it has a single PII 350 in it and a slot for a second processor (with some sort of jumper board in it)
We have a farm of PIIs sitting around waiting for disposal (simply because they are old) and we're hoping to take one of those processors and install it into this server.
What needs to be done to accomplish this?
Is there any sort of matching that needs to be done? (ie, same processor speeds)
Is there any BIOS settings I need to run before installing it?
I'm just trying to make the most out of this ancient server.