[ILUG] Barebones server
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Fri Jul 31 11:55:24 IST 2009
Yes - I have been using it as a proxy server as well. Two drives will be
enough, no need for a CD. The old box was quite big and even as a bare
box it occupies a fair bit of desk space.
Patrick O'Doherty wrote:
> Would NAS not provide the same functionality for you or are you using the debian install
> to provide other services? If you want something small you could even look to Mini-ITX
> hardware which is very small though you might not get as many drives into the box.
> Best of luck with it
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 11:43:47AM +0100, Kevin Philp wrote:
>> I am thinking of getting a small barebones box to run some backups on -
>> so very minimal requirements. The previous box was an old AMD K2-450 and
>> worked fine for years just running a basic Debian setup - no GUI. For
>> the new box I would like to put in a couple of sata disks to run as a
>> raid array, basic Debian install again, no GUI. Any recommendations?
>> Anything I should avoid?
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