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.