[Systems] Server proposals

Chris Ball cjb at laptop.org
Sun Feb 28 15:00:38 EST 2010


   > The price is very attractive, but it's the same Supermicro junk
   > I've been using for the past 5 years in Italy and recently at the
   > FSF.

Okay -- if the primary goal is to get a very reliable machine, rather
than a fast one, the HP looks good.

   > As I wrote in my initial post, I've experienced too many
   > reliability quirks to trust this kind of hardware for anything
   > important, especially if we're not going to have easy physical
   > access.

OLPC's going to be moving from W91 to the new Media Lab building; if
you can manage to get it hosted there, I think I'll have 24/7 access.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child

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