Low-cost dedicated FreeBSD server or non-jail VPS?

Kelly Jones kelly.terry.jones at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 02:53:04 UTC 2007

Thanks, Derek. I'm not looking to run this machine from home or to
co-locate an existing box (though I suppose I could do that).

As Jay mentions, I'm looking for something like:


(all bad examples because none of them offer FreeBSD)

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On 2/7/07, Jay Chandler <chandler.lists at chapman.edu> wrote:
> Derek Ragona wrote:
> > FreeBSD runs on most i386 based hardware as long as you have 64 MB ram
> > or more.  So you can recycle an old desktop PC to run FreeBSD and then
> > have at it.  Or buy a cheap new desktop or refurbished.
> >
> >         -Derek
> >
> The problem with this approach is that it doesn't get you a static IP
> with proper rDNS and a host of other things...
> I'd have interest in the answer to this question as well, as a jailed
> environment isn't quite what I want either.
> --
> Jay Chandler
> Network Administrator, Chapman University
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