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Re: Netatalk Server
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Netatalk Server
- From: Kit Halsted <kit_(_at_)_kithalsted_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2002 00:01:12 -0400
At 1:37 PM -0700 7/9/02, Ben Goren wrote:
On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 03:53:24PM -0400, Kit Halsted wrote:
is anyone using OpenBSD as an AppleShare server in a heavy-use
Not currently, and not OpenBSD, but several years ago I had a 486
using Linux (probably Red Hat 4.1) working beautifully as an
AppleShare server for a lab / classroom with a few dozen Macs
(mostly PPC with some leftover 68040s)...and it was a Web
server...and mail server...and I even let a friend use it as a
Anyway, I'd be astounded if something comparable built with modern
hardware and software didn't perform just fine.
I see your point, though I must admit that I'm generally only
astounded when computers do what they're supposed to without my
having to go for the sledgehammer...
Actually, that's pretty much why I'm going with OpenBSD for this:
it's way more likely to just _keep_ working than the other options &
it tends to do what I tell it to with a minimum of fuss.
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
"...qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum"
(...if you would have peace, be prepared for war)
-Flavius Vegetius Renatus