Re: AmigaOne or Pegasos for a smallish server?
On Tue, Jun 17, 2003 at 08:42:31PM +0200, Rose Humphrey wrote:
> Le mar 17/06/2003 à 10:44, Sven Luther a écrit :
> > > Do you think it production-stable for a server?
> Don't know about the Pegasos, but the AmigaOne has and is being fairly
> rigourously tested as a server : Samba, web, mail etc, all apps which
> Sven accurately points out as being perfectly happy without Altivec.
I guess some king of encrypted protocol would like the addition of a G4
and altived though, not sure if the debian packages currently take
advantages of it, as the Altived library spoken about here earlier is
non-free, if i am not wrong.
> > Well, a G3 altough somewhat slower than a G4 would be much more energy
> > efficient, and you don't really need the FPU or Altivec units, which are
> > the G4 two advantages.
> Just to add to this, the G4 does have one disadvantage: it runs hotter,
> therefore requires more cooling and is noisier as a result.
Yep, the G3 600MHz is fanless :))), too bad it is only a 750Cxe, and not
the better 750Fx, which should run cooler yet at higher speeds.
> > They will survive, at least the chances are greater for Genesi to
> > survive than for Amiga.
> Tssst tssst, what were you saying about FUD? (I'd still like to see
Sorry, i already apologized about this in another mail, i am not really
all that current with all those rumors, and the details of the AmigaOne.
> the Pegasos II tested for a while before recommending one for a server.
Natural, and i did not suggest a Pegasos II for him anyway.
> Elementary prudence). Amiga do not market the
> AmigaOne, the name is merely licensed by MAI's European importer,
Yep, i know that since then.
> Eyetech. They likewise have nothing to do with whether it sinks or
> swims, and even if Amiga Inc goes bankrupt tonight the AmigaOne will
> still be there intact.
Nice to know that.
> And I'll still be selling them :-p
Good for you :)))