[mythtv-users] Motherboard with PCI slots and IPMI

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Wed Oct 25 06:44:43 UTC 2017

On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:33:36 -0500, you wrote:

>On 10/24/2017 11:38 PM, Rajil Saraswat wrote:
>> Hello, 
>> I have a combined FE/BE setup running on an Asus H87-Pro motherboard with an Intel i5-4440 cpu. The TV feed is through two Hauppauge PVR-500 cards. The cards have been very stable compared to other things i have tried like HD-PVR. 
>> The motherboard is starting to show early signs of failure (serial port died recently) and i would like to replace it. However, I don't want to lose the PVR-500 cards. It seems that PCI slots on current generation motherboards is a scarcity. 
>> I am looking for suggestions on a motherboard which has PCI slots and preferably has IPMI support. 
>Look on SuperMicro's site.
>The board might be older (you can reference there and then hunt around the net)
>I'm using an IPMI capable AMD Opteron 6300 MB with 3 PCI slots on it. -- H8SGL
>I'm running a 16core 6380 w/32GB RAM and it works for me.
>I used to run dual hdTV-5500's in it - but only have one plugged in and it's idle.
>(I also use it as a desktop vie Xvnc to do FPGA/C dev work.)
>of course, that's just 1 example. Check supermicro's website.
>  -Ben

If you want to use PCI cards with a PCIe only motherboard, you can get
external PCI card cages that plug into a PCIe slot.  They do not seem
to be cheap though.  Or something like this might work if you have
enough room in your PC case:


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