I need something small because my rack space is so limiteed. I wonder if a
stripped down super micro 1U box would work well?
On 6/12/06, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 07:57:16 -0700
> Sea <seaeric at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > I haven't deployed a monowall yet, but I need a very reliable
> >firewall for
> > my network so the only time it should be rebooted is if I need to
> >move the
> > power cable! I haven't followed this thread, but how prevalant is
> >the freeze
> > and lockup issue?
> In all of my 30+ implementations I have had about 7 installation
> issues. I have only had 4 problems with existing installations. All
> were hardware problems. 2 were memory, and 2 were a power supply.
> Good hardware makes a big difference. A good used business class
> machine (I have a bunch of Dell GX200 SFF machines) will do better
> than a new budget box. In the past I have recommended some $40 SFF
> cases. I would no longer do so, because the power supplies are just
> poor. (2 that went bad, and 1 that was bad at the beginning, out of
> about 10) And my machines only reboot for firmware upgrades.