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    2 x HP ML530 G2 Servers

    Finally managed to shift these monolithic beasts out of the comms room (they've been stuck in there doing nothing for two years).

    They're dual Xeon 3.0Ghz with 8GB RAM and 12 x 146GB SAS 10k HDD.

    Any takers? They're working... we booted them up yesterday to wipe the disks.

    Pick up in Croydon.

    Ta,

    Ant

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    Do they support Hyper-V virtualisation?

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    I doubt it...

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    Ok just looking into it now bear with me

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    No problem!

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    Looks like it might but can't be 100% sure but I'm sure they'll be of use to someone.

    Thanks.

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    Fair enough. If I get a spare mo, I'll stick Hyper-V on there and see what happens!

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    they look like 32bit processors and don't handle virtualization.

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    @Mcshammer_dj - looks like you're right.

    Still... they'd make a great freenas.

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    You had me at "[free]".

    Let me have a word with the head honcho here.


    Le EDIT: and... Head honcho says no.
    Last edited by X-13; 12th July 2012 at 11:04 AM.

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    Crikey... I never thought it would be this difficult to give away some massive bulky old servers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by pantscat View Post
    Crikey... I never thought it would be this difficult to give away some massive bulky old servers...
    HT said no bacause A) they're old [earliest mention of ML530 G2 I've found is 2004] and B) it's Croyden.

    Croyden is far. We're moving to CC4 and have to replace our current server, but these seem just as old as the one we can't use anymore.

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    It's alright... the comment was meant rather tongue-in-cheek.

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    I have just broken down a load of dl380 and dl360'd all g3's and to be honest we are struggling to get rid of them. Even the G4's are really not worth the hassle of trying to use them

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    I'm interested for a project I have... I'll PM you.....

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