On 15 Dec 2017, at 9:11, Noth wrote:
> On 14/12/17 20:40, Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 07:23:51PM +0100, Oliver Marugg wrote:
>>> The HPE Gen10 MicroServer (but BIOS only with contract or under
>>> could be as a possible solution (does anyone using it with
>> The Gen8 works fine once you set the disk controller to plain SATA
>> instead of the default hardware raid mode.
>> Haven't had a chance to try the newer versions, but I wouldn't expect
>> any trouble
> Unfortunately it's barely more powerful and the Marvell RAID/S-ATA
> controller seems to be really buggy on opensource OSes. And no iLO.
> It's closer to the G7 than the G8 in design. At least it does 32Gb of
> Next step up is the Supermicro, but it's also a step up in budget :
> 128Gb of ram, and a Xeon-D 1541 included. It can be boosted to a Xeon
> 1567 for 4 extra cores.
> I decided to boost my MicroServer G8 to the max whilst I save up for
> the SuperMicro...
Thanks Noth, I use the SYS-5018D-FN4T with a XeonD1541 as power
which is great. The 5028D is the tower variant and too big for my
purpose hren, and it is really a step up to my budget.