[K12OSN] server specs for K12LTSP

Dan Hopson dan_hopson at hotmail.com
Mon Nov 7 19:12:52 UTC 2005

thanks for your help quentin...could you specify what mb you purchased and 
what size drives you are using...also are you using RAID and if so which 
level RAID?  thanks again, dan.

>From: Quentin Hartman <qhartman at lane.k12.or.us>
>Reply-To: "Support list for opensource software in schools." 
><k12osn at redhat.com>
>To: "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
>Subject: Re: [K12OSN] server specs for K12LTSP
>Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2005 08:30:15 -0800
>On Mon, 2005-11-07 at 09:35 -0500, Dan Hopson wrote:
> > I am needing minimum and medium range server specs to run K12LTSP to a
> > 24-station lab here at the school.  I would like to stay with Opteron 
> > Thanks
>I recently built the following machines for about $2500:
>-Single Opto 265 Processor
>-Dual SATA drives
>-Dual GB NIC
>And they are each serving 25-50 clients quite comfortably. I do have the
>home directories off-loaded to another machine (accessed via NFS on the
>second GB interface) though, so you may want to go up to 10K RPM SATA
>drives or SCSI if budget allows.
>-Quentin Hartman-
>Technology Coordinator
>South Lane School District
>Cottage Grove, OR
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