[K12OSN] Which server would you prefer?

Jesse McDonnell jessemcdonnell at verizon.net
Wed Feb 17 22:28:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 17:11:21 -0500
"Terrell Prude' Jr." <microman at cmosnetworks.com> wrote:

> In that case, sure, that's a fine usage for the server.  File serving 
> does not need a lot of CPU oomph.  If you'd like to go beyond 100Mb/sec, 
> decent Gig-E cards are dirt-cheap now.  You'll probably get in the 
> neighborhood of 300Mb/sec, given the CPU power, but nothing wrong with 
> that for a file server.

Got an email from surpluscomputers.com a few days ago and they have Netgear GA311NA Gigabit nics for $6 incl. shipping.  http://www.surpluscomputers.com/349420/netgear-ga311na-gigabit-pci-network.html


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