[rescue] Small servers (was Re: WTT: 1.5G of PC2700 for 1G of PC100)

Steven M Jones smj+rescue at crash.com
Sat May 3 14:04:52 CDT 2008

Shannon wrote:

>> The project is to build a tiny dedicated server, and by tiny I mean  
>> I'd like it to be as small as no bigger than a small switch... 2  
>> inches high, 6x6 or something.

My first thought was of a Soekris box. My second thought was, "Wait, how 
slow are those CPUs?"  And thirdly, they definitely need a plug wart. On 
the other hand, the low power consumption is ideal when they meet your 

Then Lionel wrote:

> Intel Little Valley D201GLY2A [0] might be a good choice - it runs about $70, 

So my question is, how's the support for using it in a headless 
configuration? The thing I liked about Intel's ISP 1x00/2x00 servers was 
that they supported serial consoles in the BIOS. Maybe not perfectly, 
but well enough to avoid those obnoxious "remote access" kludges.


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