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Adventures In Server-land: Power Up (Post-Boot) Server Status Email

Lately my projects have taken a back seat to some other higher priority stuff (including setting up the new web page for CCCKC (my local hackerspace) and various KC Maker Faire duties. On my own time I've been working to build a low power server. Something I can leave on all the time without burning holes in my wallet. Really that's just an excuse...any money I would have saved was dumped into good hardware and setup time, but whatever. I think the main point is that (when I've finished) I should have a server that I can leave on and have reliable file storage/access anywhere. And I will have learned something (supposedly). The Server: Mobo/Proc: SUPERMICRO MBD-X7SPE-HF-D525-O   OS HD: OCZ Vertex 2 SSD (This server is my first build with an SSD...Fast!) RAM: Crucial 2x2GB CT2KIT25664BC1339 Raid 5 HDs: WD Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB Currently RMA-ing 2 of these...SMART errors Power Supply: Antec NEO ECO 520C Case: Antec 300 Best cases I've ever used...this i