Quoting Declan Moriarty <junk_mail at iol.ie>:
> I'm off to rural parts to have a look at the server on a printing
> machine. It seems serious enough - Dell twin xeon-2.4ghz w/1 Gig of ram
> and 68 pin SCSI hard disks using 'RAID 0 using add-in con(troller)
Basic model these days I would say. What is it exactly? Model?
> Probably no maintainance will have been performed, and windows (2k
> server 5 cal 4) will not have been looked at. No UPS, no updates of
> windows, no disk checking, perhaps even regular power downs, so...
> there are some obvious suspects.
Windows is not supported, and from the sounds of it will be full of
> Where does a lad buy this sort of kit - the scsi card/disk particularly?
Dell direct. I ordered additional disks for a mate through normal sales.
> What is raid 0 when it is at home? Can disks, for example, be got in
> Limerick, or Cork?
RAID 0 = disaster. Only good if your data is of no importance.
A good example would be a proxy server whereby the data is just crap anyway.
i.e.: no redundancy, one disk dies, the "raid" dies.
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