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Server in a Box

David Kramer wrote:
> Bubba ? The Mini Server
> Dovecot IMAP server (IMAP, IMAPS)
> Postfix SMTP server
> File server (http, samba, ftp)
> 3.5?, 7200 rpm IDE disk drive
> 200 MHz ARM9 CPU
> Noise: < 27 dB
> Power: < 10W (active)

Looks like a neatly packaged, quiet, low power box. Pricing starts at 
260 Euros ($350) and goes up as the drives get larger.

Aside from the internal drive, the specs. are are in the same ballpark 
as the driveless Linksys NSLU2, which can be had for well under $100, 
though you'll have to load the software yourself.

A Kuro ($150 w/no drive installed, 17 W, 22 dB, 266 MHz, 128 MB RAM) is 
another similar hardware platform:

that comes with a similar complement of software (kernel version 
2.4.17), though I'm guessing with a less polished UI.

"The Mini Server" could be a good pick for a small office looking for a 
turn-key solution for light mail and data storage, providing they rsync 
the data to another disk (network or USB) for backup.


Tom Metro
Venture Logic, Newton, MA, USA
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