Subject: Re: multiple processors on NFS servers
To: Michael Richardson <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/15/2000 14:48:39
On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 08:48:23PM -0400, Michael Richardson wrote:
> >>>>> "Manuel" == Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com> writes:
> Manuel> What CPU and network interfaces do you have ? I believe that on
> Manuel> the average hardware the bottleneck will still be CPU with a buch
> Manuel> of stripped SCSI disks and a gigabit interface :)
> The box has 2x PII-450, 4x9Gb UW on an NCR 53c875 (motherboard). It
> presently has a 100Mb/s switched ethernet
> (A RealTek 8139, which I'm trying to have replaced with a Tulip based chip)
> The 100Mb/s switches we have stack via GbE options which we are in the
> process of acquiring.
Ok, so a PII-450 should be more than enoutgh for a single 100Mbs link.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>