amd64 as nfs-server
chuckr at chuckr.org
Fri Apr 29 14:28:30 PDT 2005
Palle Girgensohn wrote:
> --On måndag, april 25, 2005 22.53.01 +0200 Claus Guttesen
> <kometen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm getting a couple of Dell 2850's with dual EMT64 cpu's @ 2.8 GHz to
>> replace our very trusty PIII-nfs-servers. I am accustomed to the
>> rock-solid stability of the i386-port of the 5.x-branch and will
>> probably put i386 on them. But has anyone used the amd64 coupled with
>> PE 2850's as nfs-servers? They have onboard em-interfaces.
Well, I don't have the 2850's, but I have a dual amd64 usinmg a Tyan
Mobo, and it's quite fast, quite safe. I went and bought a couple of
refurbished 145G scsi drives, and linked them up on a raid via vinum,
and it's huge, safe, fast, and reliable. Being that it's refurbished,
the reliable part needs some watching for, but so far, so good.
> I do use 2850 w/ amd64, and with dual CPU and hyper threading, it is not
> stable, it crashes a lot. I'm debugging it, we'll see what turns up.
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