Re: Server Recommendations
hi ya dan
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Dan Hunt wrote:
> I am ready to set up my own Web Server rather than paying my friends each month.
> Your IT guidance would be appreciated. I have a dusty Pentium 90 with 32 MB Ram,
> and a 1 GB Drive. The new unit will be equipped with Debian Woody, on a
> static DSL IP address without any firewall. Will this meager equipment
> serve as a village (community) static page web server and mail server
> for about 1 dozen people? Would I need something more to run zope or
my old P90 w/48MB has been the primaryserver for some major
community websites supporting hundreds of people ...
including (slow)search and automated rsvp via web/emails
and is still my main email servers and clients ...
for other "mailing lists"
no complaints from anybody
"its free" to them... :-)
and if you do have a spare 386... use it as your firewall..
- and we're currently looking at dual a 1TB disk w/ dual-hot-swap-powersupply
in a 12"(?) deep 1U .. fun design ... if you wanna get "beefy"
( at least my idea of beefy" )
- ts vaporware/vaporhardware right now..
> Perhaps I should shop around ebay canada for a "not the i386" debian port equipment?
> Can you please your reality based, ultra low budget equipment suggestions?