[CS-FSLUG] Prayer Request: Follow-up

Stephen J. McCracken smccracken at hcjb.org.ec
Sun Jan 20 13:42:23 CST 2008

Ed Hurst wrote:
> On Sunday 20 January 2008 08:27 Jason Franklin wrote:
>> I was hoping for a bit more in the way of concrete figures (e.g.
>> minimum processor type and speed, minimum ram, minimum hard drive
>> space etc.)
> This reflects my lack of experience with running a server. I don't know 
> how much horsepower is required for what I want to do with it. My 
> inclination is to seek in the ballpark:
> 500Mhz CPU or better, any type (two or more CPUs is a bonus)
> 0.5 GB RAM or more
> 40GB+ drive space (don't care if it's SCSI or EIDE, etc.)
> CD-ROM (just has to work)

I might suggest you try a mini-itx box.  It surpasses those specs and
runs at about 15 watts.  Some of the older hardware will end up
consuming much more in electricity.  If this interests you, you can
contact me off-list.


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