[rescue] WTB: Cheap x86 servers
mrbill at mrbill.net
Sun May 16 16:04:46 CDT 2004
(I'm helping out a friend here)
I'm looking for a couple of 1U rackmount machines, 733Mhz-1Ghz or so,
with decent RAM, CD-ROM, 10/100 ethernet, and IDE drives for as cheap as
possible. Anybody have suggestions? Couple of desktops would be okay as
well, if they're a good name-brand and I can put them on a shelf.
I'd like to be able to get both machines for under $1K if possible.
Intel or AMD doesn't matter, as long as I can load Linux/xBSD/Solaris x86
(Due to service/support/cost issues, these are replacing a pair of fully-loaded
SunFire 280R SPARC servers. The 280Rs work fine, but my friend can't afford
the hardware support contract and would like to reduce his colocation costs)
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