Small/Low Power Server Recommendation?

Julien Cigar jcigar at
Wed Nov 12 09:22:25 UTC 2014

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 09:57:02AM -0800, Chris Maness wrote:
> I am looking to replace a huge noisy old server that I have used for years
> for my home business.  Looking for something inexpensive and relatively
> small to replace it with.  Any recommendations guys/gals?  I was even
> thinking of buying a used laptop to run FreeBSD on and set it and forget
> it.  Not sure what options are out there as I have not put together a
> server in many years.

we're using a Soekris 6501 here at work as a router/dns cache/proxy/...
and it works like a charm .. The only problem is that it doesn't boot
with the default GENERIC kernel (on amd64), due to the lack of an ACPI

> Thanks,
> Chris Maness
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