[OT] Home Email Servers

David Fletcher dave at thefletchers.net
Wed Mar 11 13:43:19 UTC 2009

On Wednesday 11 March 2009 12:07:39 Mark Greenwood wrote:
> I'm running this on a Asus eee box. very cheap. very low power (about 8W or
> less when it's idling). Now, it has an internal laptop hard drive, but I
> have a 1TB USB drive connected, which for what I use it for (mythtv*) is
> more than adequate. Seeing as it's on all the time and usually not doing
> much I figured it'd be good to use it as an email server too.
> Mark

I wondered if it might be something like that. Problem with these is, I've 
heard that laptop drives don't work well in servers that run 24/7. Apparently 
they wear out pretty quickly when used like this.

Is this still the case, anybody who knows?


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