a server question

Martin Smith martin at rakupottery.org.uk
Thu Jan 20 21:40:50 GMT 2005


On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 02:27:12PM -0600, Jeff LaCoursiere wrote:
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> I would think that any decent file server hardware will be around 400Q...?
> What were you going to turn into an NFS server?

I was only thinking of using a reasonably specified PC, there are only 4 users, the main problem is that their work runs into 10 of gigs, their business is a graphic design, so lots of big files
> 
> j
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> On Thu, 20 Jan 2005, Martin Smith wrote:
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> > One of my clients has a small network of Macs, mostly running OSX, the time has come for them to have a file server, and as OSX Server is over 400 quid and the hardware to run it on will cost a fair bit I was contemplating setting up a FreeBSD nfs server for them, ( I noticed the other day when running top on an OSX machine that it has several instances of nfsiod running.)
> > Does this sound like a practical solution, has anyone done this and have any comments?
> > Thanks.
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