[clug] Server installation questions

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Fri Oct 8 04:40:02 GMT 2004

On Fri, Oct 08, 2004 at 02:10:34PM +1000, Darren Freeman wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm expecting to install a server based on PC hardware in a 19" rack.
> Most likely an Athlon XP or 64. I haven't done anything this funky
> before.
> Can anyone recommend a good rack mount case, and somebody in Canberra to
> build the system?

> Also I'd like a UPS with Linux support, to run the computer and one
> switch, such that Linux will shut-down cleanly perhaps 5min after power
> is lost. Any advice?

I think any UPS with a serial port will fit this description. Debian's got a
veritable plethora of packages for UPS related monitoring.



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