Refactoring the guruplug server plus - part two

Although the modifications described in my last blog post about refactoring the GuruPlug resulted in a well working GuruPlug, I’ve decided to give it some more air to breath at the top of the case. The large round piece of plastic in the middle asked to be removed - and now a shiny 60mm fan grill protects the board from the bad world outside of the case. So far its working fine and not too hot. »

Refactoring the guruplug server plus

As mentioned in my last blog post the GuruPlug Server Plus needs some major refactoring before it can be used. Not doing so will make you end up with a fried brick. There are various stories in the forums about cooling it properly, so you might want to have a look first instead of following mine blindly. And of course - whatever you do - it is your fault when you end up with a brick, not mine!. »

The guruplug server plus - major design and qa fail

As a lot of people are coming to my blog to read the installing instructions for Debian on the GuruPlug Server Plus, I shall not hide my opinion about it: It is a major design and QA fail. Don’t waste your money on it. The power supply Although I’ve ordered the Guruplug pretty early with the promise, that I’d have it in April, it arrived at the end of May due to QA issues with the power supply. »

Installing Debian on the guruplug server plus

– Before buying or using a GuruPlug make sure you first read “the guruplug server plus - major design and qa fail” and “refactoring the guruplug server plus” – Yesterday finally my GuruPlug Server Plus arrived. Took longer than expected, but as it seems Globalscale had some issues with the power supplies and they were replaced before shipping the GuruPlugs. The GuruPlug Basically the GuruPlugs are an enhanced version of the well known SheevaPlugs, the biggest difference is probably the need for an external JTAG/UART<>RS232 board to access the serial console. »