[Ukfreebsd] nice little storage server for 112GBP

Mark Blackman mark at exonetric.com
Sat Jan 1 12:08:22 GMT 2011

On 31 Dec 2010, at 18:25, David Cantrell wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 31, 2010 at 11:18:36AM +0000, Mark Blackman wrote:
>> 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
>> fairly quiet.
>> No optical drive, but a handy little chassis to install freenas or similar on
>> and add some cheap 1TB drives to.
> Ooh, looks tasty.  And eleventy million USB ports for eternal disks too.
> Do you know if it'll boot off USB, including from flash memory devices?

yes, USB key boot is fine and there is space to install an optical
drive if you like.

apparently you can squeeze another 4 x 2.5" SATA drives into the space for the
optical drive as well.

- Mark

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