[Bioclusters] file server for cluster

Ivo Grosse bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
Thu, 18 Apr 2002 21:35:10 -0400

Hi William,

thanks a lot for all those great details.

William Park <opengeometry@yahoo.ca> wrote on Thu, 18 Apr 2002:

> For IDE solution, 8 x 120GB 

What about 6 x 160 GB???

> is ideal because you can use 2 channels from
> the motherboard and 6 channels from Promise card.  If backup is not of an
> issue, then you can put 2 disks on the same IDE channels and you only need
> 4 IDE channels.  

Wait.  We got quoted 6 x 160 GB now, with the option of 12 x 160 GB in 
the future, so 6 bays are currently open.  Do I understand it correctly 
that we could not backup the data if all 12 bayes were populated???

Best regards, Ivo