[svlug] Hardware for a new server

Dan Mashal dan.mashal at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 17:28:57 PST 2013


Crickets are noisy.

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 4:54 PM, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Dan Mashal (dan.mashal at gmail.com):
>
>> I have extra hardware to spare. I'll talk to you tonight.
>
> Appreciated, but....
>
> Jim Stockford wrote:
>
>> I, like a lot of others on this list, have some old tower and 1U
>> machines that I'd be glad to let you have.
>
> Appreciated, but...
>
> I'm worried that I might somehow have been unclear(?!).
>
>
> As people who've attended CABAL know, I already have piles of old,
> hulking 2U and 1U rackmount servers, many of them with relatively modern
> CPUs.
>
> To repeat:  I'm intending to migrate from a huge noisy, power-sucking
> rackmount server to something silent, small, power-thrifty, and highly
> reliable with an expected problem-free service life through this decade.
> Which means buying new, modern low-power parts.
>
> I invited comments on the draft component selection.  So far:  crickets.
>
>
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