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

Grant Wagner kithera at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 9 14:30:08 UTC 2007

Subject: Re: Low-cost dedicated FreeBSD server or non-jail VPS?

If you don't mind the lack of vidio (serial connection or network)
maybe one of these babies might be for you. I want to experement with
with a pci or better slot for a full home server for off the grid
Most of these boxes use less than 5 watts total.

SBC http://www.linuxdevices.com/articles/AT8498487406.html

>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
> >or more.  So you can recycle an old desktop PC to run FreeBSD and
> >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
> 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
> environment isn't quite what I want either.
> -- 
> Jay Chandler

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