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Re: [opensuse] Opensuse 11.1 for server ?
  • From: "David C. Rankin" <drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 10:45:35 -0600
  • Message-id: <49662DAF.9050702@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Arie Reynaldi Z wrote:
I have an x86_64 11.1 server configured with no problems whatsoever with
apache2 with SSL, BIND 9 DNS, dhcpd providing dynamic updates via TSIGs to
BIND, samba providing shares, and pptpd VPN working just fine. The core
server
packages seem OK. It just sucks when I have to look at the screen ;-)

What about soft RAID 1 (mirror) ? I do need it because in my
experience HD failure happens.. RAID 1 and backup every night really
helpful.. And what filesystem that recommend for server ? XFS or stick
with ext3 ?

Thanks for helps guys..


RAID1 works fine (Although, yast installer did screw up the grub/menu.lst so
the machine wouldn't boot. See:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=445602)

I have used 'software md' raid and 'bios dm' raid without any issues since
10.2. Currently I have 6 servers (10.3-11.0) running raid1 arrays without a
single issue.

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