[TriLUG] looking for advice for physically small PC for router, dhcpd/named, firewall
volcimaster at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 19:51:05 EDT 2007
also, there's the dsl store: http://damnsmalllinux.org/store/
On 8/2/07, bidwell <bidwell at dead-city.org> wrote:
> Joseph Mack NA3T wrote:
> > I need
> > o at least 3 ethernet ports
> > o USB connector for backup of configs
> > o PS and case (ready to go)
> > o pcmcia would be nice for wifi card
> > don't need
> > o video card
> > price is not critical (won't make or break the project), but
> > small (about laptop) size is important.
> > I don't know if I'll need a hard disk yet (would be nice if
> > I didn't, but it may be needed to backup some of the
> > machines on the network).
> > The Soekris 5501
> > http://www.soekris.com/net5501.htm
> > looks nice.
> > There are machines made by stacking subunits on 4 rods,
> > leggo style, but they were expensive, you had to supply your
> > own box, and I've forgotten the name.
> > The soekris has a choice of SATA or ATA connectors for a
> > 2.5" drive. Anyone have an idea in 5yrs whether there'll be
> > any more ATA drives? Should I go with SATA?
> > Anyone have any other units they're happy with (or know
> > about)?
> > Thanks Joe
> Don't know how small you had planned, but you can get mini-itx and
> mini-itx cases at Case Outlet www.caseoutlet.com/ that have
> three ethernet connections. You have to search but I believe some
> have pcmcia.
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