Looking for field experience with platform choice

john heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Thu Dec 23 22:57:07 UTC 2004

Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 02:48:59PM -0800, David Paul Zimmerman:
> Hi, all.  New rancid maintainer here.  I've been told to go spec a 
> platform to migrate our rancid installation to, and the choices I've 
> come to are the Sun Fire V210 w/Solaris 9 and the Dell 2650 w/FreeBSD 
> 5.3.  Is there any common wisdom on which of the two would be a happier 
> home for rancid and its various dependencies?
> 			dp

no M$.  otherwise, smoke whatever you want.  free memory is useful for those
fat perl/expect processes.

my cvs repository is ~300m at the moment; thats roughly 700 devices over ~3
years w/ sporadic polling (avg 1/week).

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