[plug] Firewall suggestion?

Jim Householder nofixed at westnet.com.au
Fri Oct 26 10:45:31 WST 2007

Daniel Pearson (Flashware Solutions) wrote:
> skribe productions wrote:
>> On 10/24/07, *Kev* <kdownes at tpg.com.au <mailto:kdownes at tpg.com.au>> 
>> wrote:
>>     Is there any special reason why a headless mini PC box is unsuitable?
>> None, other than the time to set it up.  Haven't had much of that of 
>> late.  Given the relatively same cost I'd prefer a solution that 
>> didn't require several hours to set up.  BTW, anyone have any 
>> recommendations for a mini-PC case?  Any reason why it's a bad idea 
>> for a home web/mail server (other than possible heat problems)?
>> Cheers,
>> skribe
> Also, power consumption would be must less on a small purpose built 
> unit. Would work out cheaper in the long run.

I think the last power bill I saw had the rate at $.12/kwh.
At that rate, a device drawing one amp 24/7 for a year would use about 
$252 worth of electricity.


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