Your Advice: Low Grade/Cost Server Parts

Paul Richards paul at freebsd-services.com
Fri Sep 28 23:11:02 BST 2001


The Tyans are the same, BIOS support across serial, dual lan etc. The
Tyan's are a lot cheaper though :-)

--On Friday, September 28, 2001 12:10:44 +0100 Aled Morris
<aledm at qix.co.uk> wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
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>> On a similar but seperate note, anyone know a good place either to get
>> pre-built 1U boxen or empty 1U cases.  I'm not entirely sure why a
>> discussion on co-lo boxen hasn't yet come around to this, or do
>> desktop ATX cases fit in 1U these days? :)
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> I've always been a big fan of Intel's ISP1100 system.  You can buy the
> case with the motherboard together, and add your choice of (Intel
> obviously :-) CPU, memory and disk.  Dual fxp Ethernets come on board.
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> One cool feature is they can work without a VGA card, you can access the
> BIOS from the serial port.
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> Insight has them at =A3527.99
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> http://www.insight.com/cgi-bin/bp/342615600/uk/products/it478600.html
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> Aled
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Paul Richards
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