[IWE] Mac advice wanted

Barry Roomberg iwe@warhead.org.uk
Sat, 27 Jan 2007 10:42:37 -0500

I believe in pure installs, NEVER an upgrade if I can avoid it.
I've already install a copy of OS/X server in an Intel Mac Mini.
Works fine.

On Saturday 27 January 2007 10:21, D. Scott Katzer wrote:
> Barry Roomberg wrote:
> >> Have a look at the XServes. A lot of grunt in a small package.
> >
> > Yeah.  I did after that post.  And was annoyed.
> > No hardware mirroring.
> > Blech.
> > No hardware raid internal in any Mac, gotta overpay for the external raid
> > box.
> Another thing to keep in mind is that OS X Server is not the same as OS
> X.  A colleague at work was bitten by some broken scripts (directories
> not present, etc.) when he upgraded an X Serve to OS X Server Tiger
> (10.4).  I assume these issues have been fixed by now, but don't assume
> that OS X and Server are the same beast.
> I think OS X Server is still PPC-only at the moment, too.
> Cheers,
> Scott.
> (Who would be nervous about using OS X Server for anything important
> without an experienced MacHead running it.)
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