[GLLUG] Free to a good home

Tim Woodall t at woodall.me.uk
Mon Dec 2 17:19:31 UTC 2019

I found the drives and network cards.

1x80GB (was two but one is dead) and 3x pci network cards (untested)


On Mon, 2 Dec 2019, Tim Woodall via GLLUG wrote:

> I have two old via fanless mini-itx motherboards that will otherwise end
> up in landfill.
> One is PATA only, the other has a SATA port.
> Both have 1GB Transcend flash modules plugged directly into the primary
> IDE port that they boot from.
> 1GB memory module installed.
> One runs 686-pae kernel, the other 686 without pae.
> 2x250GB pata drives (I thought I had more and if they turn up then I'll
> include them too)
> Dual slot PCI riser - and I should have some PCI network cards - again I
> couldn't find them last night.
> Both have pico-psu plugged in to run fanless from 12v dc (no power
> supply included) If you would run them from a standard atx power supply
> then I'll keep these as they're the one bit I might potentially reuse.
> (There's a risk that removing them might break something - I suspect
> these have been plugged in from new and I have no way to test without
> them)
> There is no case and I have the backplane shield only for one of them.
> If you don't want to use the riser then you can stand them on anything.
> With the riser you'll need a case or other way to support things.
> I used them as firewalls many years ago.
> They are currently booted (have been up all night wiping the hard disks)
> and the onboard network port is working. I have no idea how stable they
> might be under load - they've been gathering dust for years!
> I'll also include ps2 kvm switch box and ps2 keyboard (motherboards also
> work with usb keyboard). I have two other kvm switches, one still in its
> packaging that are available to anyone who wants them.
> Collection london z1 near spitalfields market (or canary wharf bank
> street during office hours) or I will ship for the cost of postage but
> if they're DOA or lost in the post then I won't refund.
> (They are unusable without a powersupply. 12v 5.5mmx2.5mm. They're low
> power so with a splitter can both be run from a single 5A psu or will
> need 2x atx supplies.)
> No warranty.
> Tim.

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