[ILUG] Elara's HP server
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Sat Mar 21 15:22:14 GMT 2009
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 1:20 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote:
> On Saturday 21 March 2009 10:29:55 Niall O Broin wrote:
>> On 20 Mar 2009, at 22:09, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>> > I'd prefer a much smaller, lighter machine using less energy,
>> > but I don't see any servers along those lines.
>> If your goal is low energy, then you need to forget about conventional
>> PCs and get some kind of home NAS such as a Buffalo Linkstation. Not
>> about wake on lan support in these but if your reason to use wake on lan
>> is to save power, be aware that these small NAS devices use much less
>> than a regular PC anyway.
>> Of course, you haven't said what you want the box to do, and it may be
>> a NAS doesn't have the power for your needs, but if it does, it might
>> be your
> Thanks for your suggestion.
> It's not really clear to me that something like the Buffalo Linkstation
> would actually use less energy than a machine sleeping until wake-on-LAN?
> (I see the Linkstation Mini, which seems to be the smallest, consumes 10w.)
I really like qnap's SOHO devices:
6.6watt in standby and 14.4watt in operation, low noise, no fans, and
really nice operation with more than just nas storage features.
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