[rescue] Total corporate madness (
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 6 21:49:54 CDT 2003
On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 05:45 PM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> btw, isn't 4 cpu's overkill for a file server?
> It seems to me you would want, at minimum, one CPU for every network
> connection the machine has...
Well, for every *active* connection maybe. But big AlphaServers have
amazing I/O bandwidth. It's hard to make an AS4100 sweat. I'm not
even running all four procs right now because of a NetBSD bug...it's
running uniprocessor, and never hits a load average of 1!
Dave McGuire "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL -Bill Bradford
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