[rescue] Identifying SGI in picture for interests sake
swallbridge at franticfilms.com
Wed Sep 11 01:03:33 CDT 2002
I don't know if those Hitachi drives are from HiTechCafe, but I bought 8
there for work and so far, 5 have died in less than a month. Thankfully,
they ran out of stock, so they are giving us a credit for them. I am
buying new Seagates instead.
> I bought Hitachi 73GB SCA discs. I don't need many. I get excellent
> performance out of the two that I have internally.
> Meaningless benchmark: I have a 40GB MP3 collestion. I mirrored the
> collection onto the Octane (so that I could use that 40GB IDE disc
> elsewhere). I then rebooted both systems and asked Windows to give me
> the total folder size of the local collection and the collection on the
> Octane. Asking for the local collection took approximately four times
> as long!
> Same here, but I can dream, can't I? I am, however, going to sell off
> as much kit as it takes (save the Octane) to afford a Powerbook G4.
> I'm sick of not having a laptop, since the majority of my work is done
> onsite, and the customer NEVER has their shit together enough for me
> to get the work done the first time. At least a floppy containing
> PuTTY and pscp has found a permanent home in the center console of my
>  "Do you have an SSH client installed on any of these machines?"
> "A what?"
> Jonathan Patschke
> > Can you SysAdmins tell me what might go on in a typical day?
> Hours of endless frustration punctuated by moments of sheer terror.
> --Saul Tannenbaum (in the Monastery)
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