Opinion request about a file server

David Kelly dkelly at hiwaay.net
Fri Jun 5 13:16:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 03:57:21PM +0300, Valentin Bud wrote:
> Hello community,
>  I have an old computer (ASRock P4Dual-915GL) with Intel P4
> CPU at 3.0Ghz and 2Gb of RAM.
>  I am asking the list maybe is somebody out there with a similar
> configuration and running FreeBSD on such a system as a File Server
> and Print Server using samba.
>  What i mainly try to achieve, talking in storage space, is 2 HDD of
> 1TB in mirroring using gmirror(8) and 1 separate HDD of 500Gb.
>  So do you think the system I've mentioned would handle the load? The
> server will be used by 4 people for storage of all sorts of files that
> can be found in Design and daily Office World (Photoshop, Illustrator,
> etc, Word Documents, etc).

I think its gross overkill for that very light load.

David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.

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