On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 10:06 AM, DA Forsyth <d.fors...@ru.ac.za> wrote:
> > I think my file/print/mail server is a bit overkill: > > http://w3.mutehq.net:8008/sysinfo/ > > Nice, esp when you compile world. Last year I upgraded our server > to a Core 2 Duo 1.8Ghz, Intel DG965 board. 2GB RAM. Previous board > was an ASUS P3 1.1GHz, which now hosts my backup server. Both ran > FreeBSD file/print/email/web services perfectly. I upgraded to get > the onboard SATA sockets so I could increase our available disk space > (4x500GB in RAID5 for data). > > However, a nice benefit is that the Core2 will compile world in 1/4 > the time, and user don't notice the server is 'busy'. > > SO, to the original question, yes that motherboard will work just > fine. What are you doing for system backups? A single drive is not > enough. I recommend a mirror pair at least, and suggest a second box > for backups. The system will have 2x1TB HDD in mirroring and 500 GB HDD for another use requested by the client. v -- network warrior since 2005 _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"