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Re: hardware for file server

On 11 Jan 2008, at 16:39, Dieter Baron wrote:
 I intend to use 4 750gb hard disks with a raid 5 volume on them.
- what kind of CPU, at what speed

An Intel Core or Athlon 64 CPU with at least 2GHz should be good enough.

- how much RAM

1GB should be enough but more could help performance.

- hardware raid or raidframe.

RAID 5 in software is slow, especially for writes.

        Kind regards

Matthias Scheler                 

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