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Re: Tiny server?



max wrote:

>> But I don't really see the need for a small linux today.
>> (I tried Damn Small Linux on a small USB stick some time ago,
>> and wasn't too happy with it.)
>> It seems to me any new machine allows enough RAM today for anything
>> I'm likely to do,
>> and 4GB or even 8GB USB sticks seem cheap enough.

> I 'll say it again just cause....
> 
> www.freenas.org
> 
> its unix not linux but so what.

To repeat myself, too:
The selling point of freenas seems to be that it only needs 32MB.
But can one actually get a memory card or hard disk that small?
What actually is the point of cutting down to that extent?
Will it save energy?


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