Having never done this with linux, I'm asking this at the lowest possible level to facilitate very exhaustive research: What do I need to know to design a debian fileserver attached to a 4-5TB diskarray? -- Best Regards, mds mds resource 888.250.3987 Dare to fix things before they break . . . Our capacity for understanding is inversely proportional to how much we think we know. The more I know, the more I know I don't know . . .