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Intended Usage

Mainly to be used as primary development computer.

System configuration

Date of purchase: Oct. 2019

Component Brand Model Costs in AUD
Mainboard Raptor Blackbird Rev. 1.01 1645
CPU IBM 8-Core POWER9v2 with 3U HSF 1368
Desktop Case Streacom BC1 Open Case XL ATX 195
Power Supply Cooler Master MWE Fully Modular (750 W) 148
RAM Samsung (OEM) 2 x 8 GB DDR 4 ECC DDR4 588
Integrated Video Card Aspeed AST 2500 onboard VGA 0
Discrete Video Card Gigabyte Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB OC edition 400
Optical Drive None None 0
SSD Samsung 950 Pro M.2 2280 512gb PCIe 3.0 SSD MZ-V5P512BW 100
M.2 Riser card Silverstone ECM25 M.2 PCIe 3.0 X8 adapter card 12
Accessories Generic X16 to X8 10
Operating System Fedora Server 32 (rawhide) 0
Total 4466

Test status

  • Sound works
  • AST 2500 VGA works
  • OpenBMC CLI/Web works
  • RaptorCS's OEM RAM is not recognised correctly on DIMM 1 - reported to the support team, let's hope they would patch this issue soon
  • Failed attempt to install Ubuntu Server 19.10 because the installer failed to pick up NVMe drive correctly.
 Solution: Please see
  • Fedora Server 32 (rawhide) is successfully installed without a hitch!
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 does not output video in bootloader after loading vega10 linux firmware in the PNOR.
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 does not output video correctly on the host system with Kernel 5.4.18. This issue is fixed with 5.5.0