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    strikey, The method actually involved...

    strikey,

    The method actually involved paritioning each single drive <i>first</i>, then using the 2 pairs of partitions to make your new raids.
    I actually ended up doing it differently than I...
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    best 4-drive internal mac pro setup

    BEST 4 DRIVE INTERNAL-ONLY SETUP FOR MAC PRO FOR RETOUCHING WORKSTATION

    i thought I'd start a thread on this, since its such a juicy question.

    What if you wanted to come up with the best...
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    rick

    how are you doing? long time no chat.

    i was just about to edit my previous post, and to add


    Volume1: Raptor 150 raid0, (sys, apps, users)
    Volume2: WD750 RE2 raid0 (partition1: scratch,...
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    another workstation

    we are setting up another workstation, and getting a mac pro 3.0
    it comes with one somewhat useless 7200 drive.
    however, since we have lots of computers, it will have a purpose in life.

    I have...
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    separate users volume

    hey guys,

    everybody used to suggest a separate /Users volume, but it seems to be gone from the recent suggestions.
    what gives?
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    chinese to buy seagate?

    i guess i will have to be sure to keep my disk drives away from the kids...

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/25/business/worldbusiness/25drive.html
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    Nicolas, Out of the 2 boxes I linked to, which...

    Nicolas,

    Out of the 2 boxes I linked to, which one looks better to you?
    They are very similar to me, though the ENHANCE box has a slighter faster processor, the JETSTOR Raid seems to have a...
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    xraid

    xraid i want (4x 500) from the business services dept at apple is 400 cheaper than list, at 6k.
    still more than i want to spend.
    i want to get it down to around 3000.


    here it is:
    ...
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    hmm, anything a little closer to ny city? ;)

    hmm, anything a little closer to ny city? ;)
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    a 2nd hand unit, eh? perhaps. this is a small...

    a 2nd hand unit, eh? perhaps.

    this is a small retouching studio, and we go through files pretty quickly.
    we only have 500gb of common storage (which is now a mirror-- 2x 500), i have about 1tb of...
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    the reason i write-off the xraid is because you...

    the reason i write-off the xraid is because you have the 'apple tax', and I am willing and able to install my own HDs (saving a lot of money).

    i will reconsider the xraid if i am mistaken.

    as...
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    ah yes-- i have a backup raid attached to the...

    ah yes-- i have a backup raid attached to the server as a software raid. i forgot about that. good thinking, man.
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    yeah, i noticed that too about the memory. i...

    yeah, i noticed that too about the memory. i don't see where its going either.

    can you suggest a method for finding leaks?
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    nic, where did you buy yours?

    nic,
    where did you buy yours?
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    xserve memory needs

    do i need more RAM in my xserve?

    page in/out is at 46439/3129
    this is a basic fileserver with 5 workstations attached

    attached is a grab

    thanks!
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    thanks, tz, for pointing me to the obvious. can...

    thanks, tz, for pointing me to the obvious.
    can i blame it on the heat?

    next dumb question: who sells this in the US? I've been looking and I can't find anywhere on their pages, or searching...
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    nicolas, thanks for the links-- but these are...

    nicolas,

    thanks for the links-- but these are enclosures, and i was asking about a pci card.
    did i miss something?
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    clarification

    hey guys, could you explain something about the HIghpoint RocketRaid?
    There is a 'new' one which works on a pci, here.
    But the specs don't indicate if there is actually a processor on the card or...
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    is the 2gb limit for real?

    the older macbook pro laptops, is it true that they can only handle a max of 2gb of RAM?
    i have the intel 2.0 macbook pro, which currently has 2GB ram.
    I see some RAM vendors list their 2gb chips...
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    fw800

    I got the flavor of Macbook Pro without FW800. Isn't that lovely?

    My express/34 Seritek SATA card works very nicely with my current external SATA 2.5 enclosure. I have a Seagate 7200 ATA inside a...
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    raid for macbook pro, photoshop usage

    ok, i'm bringing this question to the surface again.
    the age-old (well maybe decade old) question about how to properly configure drives for photoshop usage! However, the difference here is that...
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    Apple FC cards are cheap too. My needs are...

    Apple FC cards are cheap too.

    My needs are simple: More storage on the server. Its a basic fileserver where we store large lots of large photo files (psds and Tifs for the). Things are copied...
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    have you seen this yet? ...

    have you seen this yet?

    http://wiebetech.com/products/RTX600.php


    The caldigit HD looks pretty impressive!
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    Yeah, this is a g5 single 2ghx xserve with 1.5 GB...

    Yeah, this is a g5 single 2ghx xserve with 1.5 GB RAM
    (Its used in small retouching workgroup. Doesn't get TOO much simultaneous action, but it happens. Currently, we archive stuff off on an as-need...
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    external RAID for xserve (other than XRAID)

    I have a g5 xserve and want to give it more storage.

    Currently have a few wiebetech rackfires, which have proved good, but too slow for online storage.

    I find the XRAID to be too expensive for...
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