[Server-devel] We need: examples of XS hardware in use --
Reuben K. Caron
reuben at laptop.org
Wed Jan 13 10:27:28 EST 2010
On Jan 12, 2010, at 7:43 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> List, David, Reuben,
> We are getting increasing enquiries "what hardware can we use for an
> XS in a school with N laptops?", and frankly the
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Recommended_Hardware is a bit slim on
> concrete recommendations.
> So I need your help -- I've added some info in the "hardware known to
> work" section, but I'd like David to put more info on the exact model
> of MSI Wind he's using, additional hardware, number of laptops
> supported, and any extra notes.
> Similarly, Reuben, I need more info on what hw the OLPCCorps crowd
> is using.
OLPC purchased 30 machines for OLPCorps with the following specs from
Logic Supply. These units are supporting anywhere between 30-100 XOs.
So far the only bug report we have heard was the corrupted mnesia
SolidLogic Fanless Mini-ITX System
-Mainboard: EPIA LN10000EG 1 GHz and HP7
-Case: Serener GS-L02 Fanless Mini-ITX Case - Black
-Memory: 1GB DDR2 667 RAM
-HDD Standard: 160GB 3.5" Seagate SATA 7200rpm
-Power Switch: None - Unit will be set to Auto-Power-On
> And anyone else that's running an XS (hi Hamilton!)... we need your hw
> profile and your numbers.
> Additionally, I've added a 'server sizing' section. It'll be great to
> get corroboration that the CPU/RAM to number of users match what you
> are using in the field, and whether your server gets in trouble when
> usage spikes.
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
> martin at laptop.org -- School Server Architect
> - ask interesting questions
> - don't get distracted with shiny stuff - working code first
> - http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Martinlanghoff
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