[Server-devel] Server rec for Kasiisi (Brian Ghidinelli)

Reuben K. Caron reuben at laptop.org
Wed Jul 25 16:34:33 EDT 2012

On Jul 25, 2012, at 4:30 PM, Brian Ghidinelli wrote:

> On 7/25/2012 8:18 AM, Tony Anderson wrote:
>> The MSI has one ethernet port so that connection to the internet (WAN)
>> will require a usb-ethernet adapter. Also, it is not possible to make a
>> headless install on the MSI so that a monitor (vgb) and a keyboard (usb)
>> will be needed to install XS.
> Tony, thanks for the suggestions and feedback.  This is what I wound up selecting based on Rueben's input:
> http://www.logicsupply.com/products/ag150
> Spec'd with 2GB ram and 500gb drive with expedited test+build and shipping so it would arrive to me before I leave for Uganda it was $597.  Not awesome but time was of the essence.
> One question - the AG150 has a single Ethernet port as well; why do you need an extra adapter?

Get a USB ethernet adapter.

>  Does the XS play the role of NAT/router to the Internet as well?

Yup :-)


> I did not spec wireless in the device but there is still time to add one (Intel 1030, 6205 or 6230 PCIe cards).  Should I?

No - Get the USB ethernet adapter. 


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