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Date:      Sun, 3 Dec 1995 13:46:24 -0500 (EST)
From:      Peter Berger <peterb@telerama.lm.com>
To:        Craig Shrimpton <craigs@os.com>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Inodes for news server
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.91.951203134528.22608B-100000@ivory.lm.com>
In-Reply-To: <199512031823.NAA01648@solar.os.com>

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That would probably work real well.

You might also want to allocate about 40 megs of the 540 for swap so you 
get some benefit from the distributive way swap partitions work.

On Sun, 3 Dec 1995, Craig Shrimpton wrote:

> 
> >
> >The history database sitting on it's own disk is a major win, 
> >because it gets accessed once for each article that arrives, and every 
> >time expire runs.  It doesn't need two gigs though -- a 500 meg disk is 
> >more than adequate to hold two copies of a pretty big history file (and 
> >nothing else!)
> >
> 
> Hmmm.. this sounds interesting, how about this:
> 
> 1 850 MG IDE containing FreeBSD/OS, swap and news programs.
> 1 540 MG IDE containing only the history db.
> 1 4 GIG SCSI split 3 GIGS alt.* 1 GIG (some small group)  
> 1 4 GIG SCSI everything else
> 
> Also, give each SCSI drive its own controller.
> 
> -Craig
> 
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