Thank to the generousity of many individuals, the goal has been reached. There are a
few cheques yet to be recived, but the goal has been surpassed by about US$35.
What are the donations for?
I'm asking for donations to pay for eight SATA drives. These drives will be
used in the 2U server donated by iXsystems. I've written about this
After deployment at an ISP, The FreeBSD Diary, FreshPorts,
FreshSource, BSDCan will
be moved to this server.
What is the goal?
The goal is US$1400.
What exactly is being bought?
The drive in question is the WD
RE2. They are available from NewEgg
for US$169.99 each. With shipping, that brings the total to about US$1405.
I'm not 100% sure who I will be buying from, but I am pretty sure it's
these drives I'll be getting. The funds raised will be used for hard
drives. If surplus funds are donated, I may look at buying different
How can you donate?
No more donations for now, thank you.
Unless otherwise requested, all donations will be acknowledge here by
name and amount. If you wish to remain anonymous, please state this and I
will list your donation amount but will not include your name.
|2006-07-23||eChristian Web Hosting LLC||US$50|
|2006-07-24||Lars Engels||EU 10 (or US$11.41)|
|2006-07-24||Rink Springer||EU 15 (or US$17.32)|
|2006-07-24||Kenneth Menzel ||US$25|
|2006-07-24||Ralf Folkert||EU 10 (or US$11.49)|
|2006-07-25||Omer Faruk Sen and EnderUNIX.ORG ||US$25|
|2006-07-25||New World Data Systems||US$200|
|2006-07-26||Christoph Sold||US$29.17 (was EU$25.00)|
|Total of above||US$1544.39|
|less fees (Paypal/NorthStar Solutions)||$45.34|