Tiny server?

Tim ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au
Fri Jan 18 02:23:55 UTC 2008


Tim:
>> They're bigger than some custom devices can be, and you can end up
>> with plugs coming out all four sides of a laptop.

Kam Leo:
> Have you noticed that manufacturers are producing desktop replacements
> in a laptop form-factor?

Haven't seen that yet.  Though we tend to lag quite a bit behind the
international market, here.

>> And there's still the issue of whether the laptop hardware will be
>> compatible.

> Compatible with what? You don't need ATI or Nvidia 3D display drivers.
> Text mode should do just fine. Hardware wise, most recent laptops have
> built-in Ethernet, include a CD/DVD drive, more than 256 MB of memory,
> and 80 GB or larger hard drive. What more in terms of
> hardware/resources would this laptop need in order for Fedora to be
> installed?

Well, network hardware and memory card compatiblity are two that spring
to mind.

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[tim at bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
2.6.23.12-52.fc7 i686 i386

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