[rescue] Re: Throw another packet on the server...

Joshua D. Boyd jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Thu Aug 21 08:13:38 CDT 2003

On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 09:04:14AM -0400, Linc Fessenden wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Aug 2003, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> > Nah, just use an SGI anything for example an octane, turn it on and just
> > let it sit there doing nothing but display the login prompt, leave your
> > room let a few minutes pass, go back into your room and feel the warmth.
> > 
> > I have an octane in my room, and all I can say is Jesus H Tapdancing
> > Christ it is not only loud as hell, but I can heat a hole house with it! I
> > had to use it the past week and the room was unbearable even with open
> > windows and fans running...
> You guys are crazy..  Try running a decstation 5000/240 and an
> alphastation 3000/400 for a while.  They sound like friggin jet engines
> and easilly put out more heat than my furnace.  My octane pales in
> comparison.  I find it to be actually a cool running machine.  You can fry
> an egg (literally) on that alphastation.  I burnt my arm once leaning over
> it to turn it off.

My dual P2-350 machine with two modest 4 gig IDE disks and a Geforce3
card easily puts out more heat than my Octane somehow.  Couldn't compare
it to any DEC gear though.

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