[rescue] FS (historical?) PPro 180 or 200, with VRM
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri Apr 7 18:34:16 CDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 05:56, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Dan Duncan wrote:
> > On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
> >> For sale a Pentium Pro 180 or 200, with VRM. Working pull.
> >> Install RH 5.2 and impress (or depress) your friends!
> > I'm still running a dual PPro 200 24/7 here at home. It's my
> > main fileserver. (IBM Intellistation Z, 128MB ram) I have over half
> > a TB of storage in it. BIOS claims the drives are 8GB but they work
> > just fine although my IDE bus speed is maxed at 66MHz. It crashed on
> > me a few months ago because the power supply fan went out after about 6
> > years of 24/7 use. I replaced the fan and it picked right up where it
> > left off.
> I use a quad-processor Pentium Pro 200 w/1MB cache/processor as my main
> fileserver. It's pretty sweet. I have twelve 73.4GB Seagate Cheetahs
> in it. Two 6-drive RAID 5's RAID 0'd together.
Why not 1 12 drive RAID 5 ?
I have a 12 9G drive RAID 5 setup.... that's why I wonder pros/cons
of 12 drive raid 5 vs 2 6 drive raid 5's raid 0'd.
plus you'd get abt 73G more of space out of it that way.
> Peace... Sridhar
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