[svlug] req. for network info
Cruz, John J
john.j.cruz at baesystems.com
Thu May 11 07:47:51 PDT 2000
I'm planning a home Linux network. But before I dive into this project
could the network experts please point me in the correct direction to the
Is it proper to believe that one PC can be:
a printer server?
a file server?
a web server?
an email server?
If these assumptions are correct, how much memory and hard disk space would
the PC required? What clock speed should the CPU operate at? Can I
configure the server remotely (e.g., from any connected PC via a browser or
My goal in the final phase is to have three printers connected to the
server, one Linux PC, one Windows PC, and a DSL line (or maybe a cable
modem). The server and PC's will be interconnected with Ethernet cards and
a hub. I will also from time to time bring my work laptop and "direct
connect" to the Windows PC for use of the printers, file server, etc.
I have read the April issue of Linux Magazine that describes a similar home
network but I need more basic information then presented.
Thank you all in advanced for your help.
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