Opinion request about a file server

Chris Rees utisoft at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 5 16:54:43 UTC 2009

2009/6/5 Valentin Bud <valentin.bud at gmail.com>:
> 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).
> Thank you,
> v
> --
> network warrior since 2005

Wow! You have a powerhouse. I'm using this:


for *everything*; web server, mail server, file server, the odd
bittorrent (usually for ubuntu, I don't touch warez :P), and even run
a Left 4 Dead server on it from time to time...


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