[rescue] OS for ZFS?
newell+rescue at n5tnl.com
Mon Mar 25 13:21:06 CDT 2013
At 01:11 PM 3/25/2013, Steven M Jones wrote:
>On 03/25/2013 09:50, Scott Newell wrote:
>>I'm wanting to build a (headless) machine to play with ZFS. It
>>won't be doing much--light duty file server, some monitoring
>>scripts, rsync backups of our VPS, etc. Looking through the junk
>>pile here at work, I see an Ultra 60 (2 CPU, 1 or 2 GB ram, couple
>>of drives) or an old Dell Precision workstation (2.8GHz P4, 512 MB,
>>couple of old SATA drives). Does either feel like a viable candidate?
>Sounds like you won't have any room on the U60, and you need RAM (at
>least) for the Dell. I suspect the latter is easier to fix than the
>former. But "to play with" - sure, I suppose either one would be fine.
I think the Dell is 32 bit, and I don't see any more RAM floating
around, so it sounds like the U60 is my best bet.
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