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

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at msu.edu
Thu Feb 8 13:30:16 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 05:34:47PM -0800, Jay Chandler 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...

It does if you buy an ISP account that includes a static IP and
does DNS for you or you set up your own DNS and register the server.


> 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
> 714.628.7249 / chandler at chapman.edu
> Today's Excuse: Too many interrupts 
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