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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] OOo over a lan anyone?
  • From: fsanta <fsanta@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2003 17:03:15 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200310091857.16130.fsanta@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 09 October 2003 18:48, ian wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 17:40, garry saddington wrote:
> > On Thursday 09 October 2003 13:33, fsanta wrote:
> > > On Thursday 09 October 2003 10:54, you wrote:
> > > > How are you working 'over the LAN'? X? vnc?
> > >
> > > NFS via NIS with autofs. The OOo is local on the
> > > clients with a central fileserver. OOo-1.1.0
> > > Steve.
> >
> > Looks to me like the eide hard disk could be the
> > bootleneck for NFS. Much better with a scsi disk and a
> > 64bit scsi card if you can get it. regards
>
> If you have plenty of RAM, its not that likely to be disc
> access since everything will get cached and come out of
> RAM won't it? Ok it will speed up the initial cacheing
> but after that?
>
> --

Maybe it could as we are also serving the user kde files
from the same server. Anyone with a similar setup? On a
school budget? Cheers, Steve.


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