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From: "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb@...>
Subject: Re: xeon server
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2005 06:50:49 -0700
As a side note, I do such things (Linux capacity planning) for a living
and am rather unlikely to deliver major quantities of valuable advice
for free. Perhaps there is someone in the original poster's part of the
world who would, though.

Anthony Gorecki wrote:

>(apologies if this is delivered twice)
>
>Geisel,
>
>It's unlikely that someone would take the time to analyze your new computer 
>system and make blind suggestions. You'd have better luck asking a specific 
>question, preferably after doing some research of your own. See 
>http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html 
>
>
>Secondly, extracting some header information from your message:
>
>X-Filtering-Reason: No text/plain message body was present.
>X-Filtering-Reason: The message contained data that was of an illegal content
> type.
>X-Karma: -2
>
>
>and after briefly scanning your message (in unrendered markup form), here are 
>a few suggestions:
>
>- Send your mail in plain text format. Many of the Gentoo developers and users 
>on this mailing list can read HTML text without having it rendered, but 
>they're more likely to simply send your message on an instantaneous trip to 
>the trash; many mail filters will do this automatically (mine included).
>
>- Don't waste message space by sending virtual business cards (the "illegal 
>content type" mentioned in the second filtering header). If you need to 
>provide information about yourself, add a web address to your signature; save 
>us the trouble of looking at data that's of no interest. If someone wants 
>more information, they'll search the web or visit the website that you've 
>listed in your signature.
>
>- Be concise. Basic information about the computer is useful. A raw dump of 
>data, spanning your entire device subsystem, is not. This is also, from a 
>security standpoint, potentially unwise.
>  
>
-- 
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Re: xeon server
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