Tag: N40L

HP Microserver N40L with Ubuntu 12.04.x and LXC

What a weekend, after killing off the setup I had working really well and trying out some other options. I came to the conclusion very quickly that the setup I had was the best one. Our HP Microserver N40L with Ubuntu 12.04.x and LXC (Linux Containers) worked best for us. We have our mdadm based software raid, and have Linux…

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Open Media Vault USB boot corruption

Looks like the Open Media Vault appliance I had running via the HP N40L Microserver had some issues. I left it overnight to copy 400+Gb of files and woke to find it had failed half way. Host was up, but networking wasn’t working quite so well. Rebooted and immediately saw the root file system failed to mount and caused the usual panic. I…

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HP ProLiant MicroServer N40L

As per my post a few days back, ordered a N40L. All I can say is it’s a great bit of kit. I’ve installed Debian 6.0.4 amd64 and have configured it to do a number of services and other tasks. So good to be running a dedicated physical linux host on my network again. I installed Debian  on the 250gb…

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