[Ukfreebsd] nice little storage server for 112GBP

Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Sat Jan 1 13:18:25 GMT 2011

On Sat, 1 Jan 2011 13:09:46 +0000 (GMT)
andy thomas <andy at time-domain.co.uk> wrote:

> Since when has CPU speed been a major issue on fileservers? My main 
> off-site backup server has a 167 MHz CPU (64-bit UltraSPARC) and I've 
> never run into any problems with this - admittedly I'm not likely to
> as the box is on the end of an ADSL connection.

I have a box with a 533MHz VIA C3 CPU and it can't do more than about
2MB/s when scp'ing data: I need to use ftp to transfer data at
anything near 100Mb.

Bruce Cran

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