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Re: [vox] Q? on 1U rack mountable servers...
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Re: [vox] Q? on 1U rack mountable servers...



Check out the Fortress 1100 at my web site.  It's a very 
small 1U, and cheap.  Don't add a CD or floppy drive as 
those are included with the case.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

On Tuesday 25 June 2002 09:17 pm, ME wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I like Dell and have been looking over their 1U rack mounted servers with
> the thought of buying rack space at a local ISP.
>
> Here is what I am looking to get, suggestions welcome:
>
> Motherboard must accept up to 2GB or RAM though the RAM need not be
> exceptionally fast. (1GB of RAM as a max would be okay too, but not as
> desireable) The Board need only start with 256MB of RAM but it should have
> other free slots.
>
> Internal drive bus can be IDE and does not need to be fast for bus access,
> but the MD BIOS/CMOS should support 120+GB drives even if it comes with a
> smaller drive.
>
> Processor speed is not important - Pentium class 266MHz or faster
>
> New is not a requirement, but "stable" and "reliable" hardware is a
> requirement.
>
> I probably wont be in the market for another 2 or 3 months, but am
> researching options now. I may just end up going with a new, low end
> system from dell (say their cheapest 350 series).
>
> I have looked at "Sun Cobalt" but my first taste of them and their product
> that violated GPL did not sit well with me along with their sales of a
> box that was rather closed to "real sysadmin work" that I enjoy.
>
> I saw some older VA Linux 1U servers on ebay...
>
> This is for a hobby - not a mission critical internet business.
>
> Anyone have suggestions on things to avoid, look for?
>
> TIA!
>
> -ME

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