Rip is good for running terminal. It do not have modern (and old :) )
interfaces to storage. I'm use old big tower PC, with several hard drives.
I think Eric or Brantkey can tell more, as he still run Kfs. (Cwfs)
среда, 12 октября 2016 г. пользователь Tyga написал:
> Hi Jim,
> I think you should be fine. I'm using five rescued HP ePCs
> with PIII @800MHz, 128MB RAM and a range of HDs, including one one with
> 80GB. All connected via a HP ProCurve 1G switch. I have one RPi2
> connected to the cluster and it, too, works fine with them. Still having
> struggles with auth, etc.
> For what it's worth, I have an ePC booting off a compact flash card (via
> an IDE adaptor) - that one is rather slow. I haven't benchmarked this
> cluster against anything, but my impression is that it's Ok, but a single
> contemporary PC seems faster (SSD, SATA3, etc)
> Well that's one dodgy data point for you!
> On 12 October 2016 at 11:33, James A. Robinson <jim.robin...@gmail.com
>> One of the things I'm thinking about is setting up a full Plan 9
>> cluster, meaning one of the components would be a stand-alone
>> fileserver hooked up to a decent amount of storage.
>> I was wondering what experience people have had with slower or faster
>> machines in this role?
>> I was wondering whether or not it'd be feasible to hook up something
>> like http://tinyurl.com/jgov5gc (Amazon.com) to something small like a
>> Raspberry Pi 3, or if the I/O would be too much for that kind of
>> computer to handle.
>> Does anyone here run a fileserver on a small computer like a
>> raspberry pi 3, or perhaps something like an Intel nuc?
>> I wouldn't be supporting multiple users, just myself moving between
>> a couple of devices.
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