tweaking FreeBSD for Squid using
lj at 2u2.nu
Tue Apr 15 22:14:18 PDT 2003
The last time I checked IDE drives were still sequential in their
access.. so by design a bottleneck for high performance databases
or squid.. and a burden for your cpu
On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 07:52:34AM +0300, Petri Helenius wrote:
:> I don't know. Seems that IDE disks evolve too fast for me nowadays.
:> That's also why I was writing that I'm not even sure that the old
:> stance "don't use IDE for servers" is still valid.
:> OOTH, I've had a lot of trouble with busy IDE-based (ASUS P4* m/b)
:> FreeBSD servers lately (hard hangs, see bug kern/44867).
:Western digital Raptor´s spin at 10000rpm though they only come with 37 gig
:at the moment. So good for database applications but not for large scale storage.
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