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RE: [K12OSN] server capable ?



>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Paul Nelson [mailto:pnelson riverdale k12 or us]
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 8:31 PM
>> 
>> 
>> Yes, we've seen this before. It's the ide drive. Eric did 
>> some testing in one of our local schools with a very similar
>> setup and found that a brick wall showed up at about 10
>> workstations. With less than this things were plenty fast
>> and then wham! crawl...  Swapping in a scsi drive made all
>> the difference.
>> 

Just curious.  Does anyone know where this "brick wall" is when
using various speeds of SCSI interface/disks?  Or do other 
factors (ethernet speed, etc.) start to come into play before
that wall is hit?

-- 
Henry Hartley





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