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Re: slink or potato?

On Wed, Dec 15, 1999 at 03:12:44PM -0800, Adam Klein wrote:
> I'm going to be running an AlphaStation 500/333 in a "production"
> environment (a mailserver at an ISP), with two 9 gig SCSI drives in
> software RAID-1.  Am I better off going with slink or potato?  And if I
> stick with slink, should I use a 2.0 or 2.2 kernel?  Also, wrt RAID, are
> there any patches I need to apply?

I've heard that you really want a 2.2 kernel with Alpha.

FWIW, we've got an Intel production mail server here on slink (I'd
recommend that if stability is your #1 goal) using S/W RAID-1 with two
9 gig SCSI drives also.  Get a 2.2.* kernel and the RAID patches (don't
have the URL on me).


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