Arch is very stable.tbar wrote:Is Arch for RPi stable enough for this to work without taking any serious risks?
However, is doing all that stuff from a USB-connected HDD stable enough?tbar wrote:I'm gonna run my RPi as a headless server handling dns, dhcp, smb, nfs, apache, backup, etc. and plan on using a USB-connected HDD for everything (after the initial boot of a SD-card).
Come off it you must be joking. This is one of the most unstable platforms around. Just look at the trouble shooting section.pe7er wrote:tbar wrote: Arch is very stable.
Have you considered your experience may be atypical? Also consider the number of issues in the troubleshooting section vs the number of boards sold, where boards sold > 50k.Grumpy Mike wrote:Come off it you must be joking. This is one of the most unstable platforms around. Just look at the trouble shooting section.pe7er wrote:tbar wrote: Arch is very stable.
My experience alone shows it to be very unstable both in hardware and software.
I wouldn't be using the Raspi (at its current state of development) for critical information that you don't have backed up elsewhere. It's good, but its not perfect.tbar wrote:Corrupted data is what I'm most worried about.jamesh wrote:What do you class as a serious risk?