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Re: Hardware recommendations for Debian server

On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 12:36:29PM +0000, Andy Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 01:15:24PM +0800, GPLHost (thomas) wrote:
> > ZeroUno wrote:
> > > I'm looking for an entry-level file/web (and other minor stuff) server
> > > for a small company (no more than 20 clients), which will run on Debian
> > > Sarge.
> [...]
> I'm all for clone hardware but I would really recommend against
> shopping from the fisher price end of the scale like this.  If
> you're going to rack a server in a remote location (where "remote"
> means, "not under my desk"), at least buy a motherboard that has
> serial console redirect in the BIOS.  It's really worth the premium.

Seconded. If you're using a RAID controller, I can recommend the 
3ware Escalade series esp. the newer SATA controllers. Expensive:
yes, but reliable.

> Cheers,
> Andy

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