On 2/11/2012 8:09 PM, green wrote: > I need a fanless mini PC; it will run Debian. It will be used in a > production environment. Alex Hutton wrote at 2012-02-11 22:56 -0600: > I share your sympathies. I really hate fan noise! There are ARM > computers that run at 5 watts, and can be passively cooled.... but can > they be used as a 'desktop'? That is an interesting question for me; I know that the requirements I have set are modest, but it will be a small step down from the specifications of the desktop system currently in use. But it certainly will not be used heavily, and swapping on SATA SSD Flash will probably perform a bit better than 7200 RPM drives in use now. > So my next plan is to build a 'beowulf cluster' out of ARM computers Wow, that sounds like a fun project. > The Trim Slice kernel has been updated since then so some time I am going > to upgrade and see how it can perform. So the Trim-Slice is not supported by mainline kernels? > If you have specific questions about the Trim Slice I'll try to help. Thanks.
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