[Ukfreebsd] nice little storage server for 112GBP

Dr Josef Karthauser joe at tao.org.uk
Fri Dec 31 13:51:28 GMT 2010


On 31 Dec 2010, at 11:18, Mark Blackman wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> just thought I would let everyone know about this
> deal on this potential storage server, if you've not seen it.
> 
> http://www.it247.com/product/1/XXHSUK23/612275-421-HP-ProLiant-MicroServer-Dual-Core-1-3Ghz-AMD-Athlon-II.html
> 
> It's 212.82 inc. VAT and then 100 pounds cash back from HP, so pretty cheap
> for a something with 4 hot-swap drive bays with low power consumption and
> fairly quiet.
> 
> No optical drive, but a handy little chassis to install freenas or similar on
> and add some cheap 1TB drives to.
> 
> The cashback was supposed to end today, but now extended to end of January.
> 
> needless to say, i've picked one up and installed FreeBSD 8.2RC1 on with
> ZFS across 4-drives (only 1 160GB drive is included).

Very nice. Once the VAT has been claimed back that makes it about 80 quid, blooming bargain!

Is the memory upgradable, do you know?

Joe



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