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Re: [K12OSN] IDE vs SCSI



pnelson wrote:
> 
> We export /home via nfs to 4 application servers all running ide drives.
> The server exporting /home has fast scsi drives. This works very well.
> It's really the read/writes to /home that can get you into trouble.
> 
> Once the application servers boot and open common apps like OpenOffice
> and Mozilla the ide drives are not used much. I have one 60 gig ide
> drive in each application server. I use 5 gigs for the k12ltsp system
> and use the rest of the space for rotating backups of /home via rsync.

Great.  Then this should work out pretty well for me.  How much CPU and
RAM do I need for the SCSI file server?

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