[H-GEN] Rackmount boxes at home

Robert Brockway robert at timetraveller.org
Tue Sep 21 23:51:38 EDT 2010

On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Benjamin Fowler wrote:

> Does anybody bother with 19" racks and rackmount server cases at home? 
> Is it worth the trouble trying to track down the required hardware to 
> save space?

I ended up concluding that it wasn't worth it.  The additional trouble 
acquiring special hardware isn't worth it for the space saving when space 
isn't as a premium in my home.  The servers live in a corner of the 

I've been running virtual servers at home for years and have used that to 
reduce the number of physical boxes too.



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