Feedback for a small server project

Arthur Chance freebsd at
Fri Nov 13 15:53:35 UTC 2020

On 13/11/2020 02:05, Kevin P. Neal wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2020 at 01:13:00AM +0100, Christian Baer wrote:
>> I am guessing that the "real" computer (as apposed to the SBC) will
>> probably have more CPU-power and the extra RAM will also make a
>> difference, but with a 65W TDP CPU, it will [probably] also *need* more
>> power. :-) I have also considered that the "real" computer has much
>> better connectivity for HDDs, which do not have to be connected via USB.
> I tried using a hard drive connected through a USB hub once. I got burned.
> I haven't tried it since. OK, this was on MacOS X, but still...

The ODroid board he mentions has USB 3.0 which makes disk access
reasonable in my experience. (3.1 & 3.2 can be even better of course.)

The number of people predicting the demise of Moore's Law doubles
every 18 months.

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