[Server-devel] Looking for new low power server hardware candidate

rihoward1 at gmail.com rihoward1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 11:58:36 EDT 2012

On Apr 10, 2012, at 5:04 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:03 AM, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I left my fitpc2 and msi servers in the Philippines, hoping they would be
>> pressed into service in a classroom situation.  So now I'm in the market for
>> another toy.
> If you have time towork with us through some hitches, I'd recommend an
> ARM server. At this stage I'd say one of the Marvell/Globalscale
> "Plug" servers (dreamplug for example), or a trimslice.
> Either option will need a combination of the OS on internal SD/eMMC
> and the storage on an ext HDD (via USB probably).

The Kirkwood based systems such plug computers can boot both the kernel and OS from a hard 
drive. I have been talking with one of he Fedora ARM team about this and am going 
to send them an email about what is involved and some other things about the kirkwood based devices.

> cheers,
> m
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