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Re: server recomendations
On Feb 17, 2008, at 5:01 PM, Al - image hosting services wrote:
I looked at them and infact I have another G3 mac, but the issue
is that they are still in the larger case. I would like to use the
Blade 100 because it is small and hopefully will run at about the
speed as the G3.
Why don't you get a i386 box in a 1U case? It will faster, probably
and have fine working IDE or SATA. And a second network will work
There is no good short answer to this. I guess if I had to give one, it
would be I am afraid to use a PC. Every time I get involve with any PC
lose money and I am so broke I just don't have money to put into
server that doesn't work. I used 2 leased servers that were so bad
was lucky I didn't go out of business. The one was so bad that in
"shutdown -rf now" had to run every 2 hours. Worse than that,
would still not make it 2 hours before it crashed.
Even when I worked for an ISP we had problems with the intel servers.
put $5,000 into a dual processor P3. The guy that I worked with had
he was going to give me 2 suns (they were not ultrasparcs). They were
really old systems even then. I installed NetBSD current (this would
been around 1.6) and eventually the whole ISP was being run off an old
sparc. Even going back to the P3 after it had a restall of linux
would not reconize the scsi raid card) it still just keep on crashing.
it was just used for a long time for NFS because the suns ran out of
on their drives (it only needed to be rebooted once in a while when it
just doing NFS). I think now he put a different scsi card in it and it
I'm right there with you on that. PC != server. I've lost way too
much sleep trying to press PC garbage into roles for which it is
ill-suited. I don't have the patience for it anymore...I use Suns.
Port Charlotte, FL
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