classiccmp server hardware

From: Jay West <>
Date: Tue Oct 12 21:23:01 2004

>> > Where's IDE these days relative to SCSI?
>> Very, very good. Except for really demanding jobs, which mail
>> and ftp archive is not, SCSI is a waste of money.
I haven't checked recently... but last time I did SCSI drives had a lot more
bandwidth than IDE drives. Same old problem.

> mail can be extremely disk-intensive (depending on message volume)
> surely?
Mail (at least large queues) is very disk intensive.

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