RE: Multia UDB Hardware Questions

Joshua Snyder (josh@ims1.imagestream.com)
Sat, 16 Nov 1996 19:33:38 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 16 Nov 1996, Steven W. Decato wrote:

> I'm not sure what you mean by how much... If you mean the price, I =
> upgraded from 3.51 for $350. I'm using a 1 gig Connor externally but =
> most any external drive will do. I've got a 4 device case so I've got =
> the CDROM mounted there as well. The internal drive in the UDB seems =
> slow (I suspect it is a 3600 rpm drive). Of course, the faster the hard =
> drive, the better the performance. My networks needs are only for =
> research, so I use the UDB166 as the Primary Domain Controller and the =
> Dual Pentium 133 system as the Alternate controller. I've got 10BT & =
> 100BT cards in the Dual Pentium since I'm using it as the file server =
> for the network, and it serves as the router between the 10 & 100BT =
> sides. I've found that 64mb seems to be the sweet spot for memory NT =
> Server with 32mb being about right for NT Workstation.
>
> I have dual partitions running Linux as well (for my thesis research). =
> I'm using Message Passing Interface (MPI) and have found that in real =
> life I get a 2.5mb per second throughput with 100BT cards passing big =
> packets. MPI is simpler to use than sockets and doesn't add a lot of =
> overhead.

I have seen 5.5mb per second with samba file services. The server is
only pentium 90, 32 meg ram running linux kernel 2.0.23.....sort of kicks
the crap out of an nt server.

Josh

>
> Steve
>
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> Steve
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> From: RHS Linux User
> Sent: Saturday, November 16, 1996 11:31 AM
> To: axp-list@redhat.com
> Subject: Re: Multia UDB Hardware Questions
>
> Hi, Steve,
>
> How much is your NT 4.0? What kind of external hard drive are you =
> having?
>
> Fude Yao=20
>
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