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Running MinimServer on a plug computer
10-01-2012, 21:16 (This post was last modified: 11-01-2012 09:35 by simoncn.)
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Running MinimServer on a plug computer
One of my goals when developing MinimServer was to be able to run it on a silent low-power device. I chose the SheevaPlug because it's fanless and silent, uses only 5W of power, and has a USB port for attaching a hard drive containing my music collection.

As I write this, I'm listening to music using a SheevaPlug running MinimServer on Debian Linux ARM. My music collection is on a USB-attached 2.5 inch 320GB Hitachi single-platter hard drive that's completely silent unless I put my ear a couple of inches away. The hard drive spins down automatically when not in use to save power. The total cost was about GBP 150 and I'm extremely pleased with it.
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