Re(2): [SunRescue] Stupid NVRAM questions
pkhoury3 at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 2 06:08:19 CST 2000
On Wed, 2 Feb 2000 01:15:58 -0500, Dave McGuire wrote:
> In the PeeCee world, the name of the game is planned obsolescence. "Get
>their money...then get it again next year...and again, and again, and again..."
>Microsoft and Intel's marketing creates an artificial "need" for 600+MHz
>processors in the minds of the uneducated and inexperienced, when the most
>advanced cpu-hungry application most of them run is a screensaver.
And the only things I can justify getting a fast machine for my own use would either
be the RC5 project (www.distributed.net/rc5) or playing games (great after a stressful
day of tech support).
> We know better. That's why most of us spend our time getting WORK done with
>our computers...not working on upgrading our computers for the sake of
>upgrading them or because someone who wants our money tells us we need it.
I agree - another reason these older SPARCs are still quite useful.
And the speed is pretty good.
More information about the rescue