[rescue] DIY-blade?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Wed Feb 25 08:34:40 CST 2004

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 08:16:00AM -0500, Eric Webb wrote:
> Not that there would be much to gain for those of us with home labs, but has 
> anyone ever thought of a cheap way to build a blade-like system?  Basically, 
> a bunch of single-board computers with some kind of backplane (or not, 
> doesn't have to be fancy...  goal is high-density)?  I know there are SBC 
> P4's out there, but I'd rather not be limited to x86.  Mini-ITX is another 
> idea (once again x86), but performance-limited.
> Like I said, mostly a "can it be done" question, not a "should it be
> done" or  "is it cost-effective to do" question.

There are Compact PCI Sun machines.

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