[TriLUG] slightly OT: small "network" appliances
kmtrilug at nc.rr.com
Thu Aug 28 11:56:16 EDT 2003
On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 09:51, Roy Vestal wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jason Tower" <jason at cerient.net>
> To: "Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list" <trilug at trilug.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 9:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] slightly OT: small "network" appliances
> > actually, with a little creativity you can build a mini-itx system that
> > is completely fanless and virtually inaudible, and with the addition of
> > a pci nic they make great little router/firewall/server devices:
> > http://www.trilug.org/~jason/miniitx/
> > jason
> So do old laptops.
I have to second the idea of old laptops. My previous job, we used one
our old laptops as our email server. It didn't take up much rack space.
It was quiet. And it came with it's own ups. It's was perfect.
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."--Benjamin Franklin
" 'Necessity' is the plea for every infringement of human liberty; it
is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."--William Pitt
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