On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 09:27:34AM +0100, Colm Buckley wrote:
> >> From a "# of cpus" point of view, probably over-spec.
> > Way, way over.
> Noted. I might leave it as it is, though, to leave room for the system
> to grow.
Are Xeons still costing silly-money? I would definitley think 4 Xeons is
> Yep, that's a given. I'm looking at 2 9GB 10k LVD drives, with some
> sort of RAID arrangement, ideally with a hardware RAID controller with
> NVRAM write cache, for the queue dir. (Does anyone know of such a beast
> with Linux support?) ReiserFS seems like a good bet for this directory, too.
If these mails are bulk mailings and you have a decent UPS might a tmpfs
filesystem be acceptable for the queue?
> Thanks for all the input, folks. If someone can think of a suitable
> RAID controller, I'll be as happy as the proverbial.
We're using an AMI MegaRAID (HP have rebadged it as summat or other in
our box) w/ RH6.2, kernel 2.2.16. No problems encountered so far.
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