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Hardware configuration for  Linux server

Posted on 2004-09-20
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Hi ee,    I have 2.4Ghz P4 computer with Tape drive and 2 40GB IDE hard drives.  I want to set this up as a mail, and fileserver for approx 40 windows users.    My question is will this configuration be adequate and  how can I setup software based raid with fedora core 2
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That should be way more than adequate for your proposed use. During the install of FC2 you can set up software RAID by choosing a manual disk partitioning. With two disks your choices are RAID 0 or RAID 1. RAID 1 (mirroring) would provide the best protection from a disk failure.
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Great.   thanks.

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