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    Dell Poweredge 2650 - or similar

    Hiya

    I was just wondering if anyone has a Dell Poweredge 2650 going spare please?

    Thanks
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    I have a poweredge 6300 if you can get me 2 of those MF666 caddies

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    Na its reet thanks. Im after a 2u server or if not a more modern 5u one. i think i found them today actually but forogot to photograph them will do it monday. Send me a pm and i will give you my mobile number so you can text and remind me.

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    is this your Linux project?

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    Are you looking for a freebie or you willing to buy?

    If you wanna buy i know ict-direct.co.uk have some...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Messa View Post
    Are you looking for a freebie or you willing to buy?

    If you wanna buy i know ict-direct.co.uk have some...
    If I know Zak, it'll be an extra-curricular freebie..

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    aha, ah well good luck hehe

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    it's a Freebie! i know.. its zak


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    Why are you looking for rackmount in particular? why not use a cheapo peepo PC :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by powdarrmonkey View Post
    is this your Linux project?
    Well i have a Windows Webserver. I have it hosted at a datacenter in Lancs. I know the owner and get it on a 40 meg line for next to nothing. I will stick the new server in there and take the old one and try linux on that.

    Quote Originally Posted by Messa View Post
    Are you looking for a freebie or you willing to buy?

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    Im looking to go cheap as possible, need to save up at the moment

    Quote Originally Posted by Messa View Post
    Why are you looking for rackmount in particular? why not use a cheapo peepo PC :P
    Well idealy a 2U server if not a good 5U one. i used the Dell one as an example/a

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    FN-GM,

    Virtualise the server and have both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kmount View Post
    FN-GM,

    Virtualise the server and have both.
    Its not an option, the windows server will be in a remote location. It needs an upgrade anyway.

    Thanks

    Z

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    So?

    We have a Xen server (Centos Base) in a DC hosting several virtual servers including Server 2003, XP, Linux etc etc.

    Just makes sense to me if you have space for 1 but want 2, virtualise.

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    Well i will be play with linux and i want it physically at my house. The current box is starting to struggle with Windows never mind Windows and linux. As i am not yet confident with linux i would have to use a Windows host.

    Because my current machine is begging to struggle i need a new one and i might as well make use of the old one

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    Ah, fair enough..

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