[SATLUG] smallest/lowest power/cost server build

Henry Pugsley henry.pugsley at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 01:51:47 CDT 2009


On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 11:41 PM, Tweeks<tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org> wrote:
> On Monday 10 August 2009 09:52:45 pm Alex Bartonek wrote:
> [...]
>> I've been thinking about getting something real small, mini-itx or Atom
>> based.  I know how much power my server uses (I dont have kill-a-watt to
>> check it with).
>
> Last month at XCSSA we had a presentation my Tim S. on building an ulrta low
> power DIY NAS system (with hot swap RAID+LVM) using Ubuntu IIRC.  I think
> that he used a VIA C7 based mobo with no moving parts, and an ultra low power
> SATA drives. Ahh.. here it is:
>        http://www.e-itx.com/via-epia-sn10000eg.html
> I'm still looking for his slide deck to post on http://xcssa.org/files if
> you're interested, let me know and I'll flag you as soon as I post them.
>
> Either that or you can drop Tim a line on the XCSSA list.
>
> Tweeks

I wouldn't really call this a "server build" but it is very cool nonetheless:

http://hackaday.com/2009/02/25/sheevaplug-tiny-linux-server/

This is about the size of my old X-10 device for controlling lights.

-Henry


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