[rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at ohno.mrbill.net
Wed Nov 12 08:36:23 CST 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 06:31:21PM -0500, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>    On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > Alas, for the apartment, there is no way to get an Onyx in past her.
> > Well, I could, but she would be very angry.  However, I do have another
> > place I could place and operate such things.
>    This is why, in some cases, little bands of desperate people
> gather together and all go in for a space separate from wives and
> girlfriends.  RCS/RI is one example.  Who the Hell has the space
> to run a PDP-12 at home, much less an all-up DECsystem 1090?  Not
> that the 1090 actually runs (it is runnable, however, and in pristine
> condition), mind you. 22 kilowatts of power (not including cooling)
> costs....

I've heard of RCS/RI.  It sounds like a cool place.  I wish they would
post more usefull info about their LISPMs on their web site though.
> > She did support me in spending money to buy a smaller machine to
> > replace a bigger one though.
>    Typical.

I accidently left out the:
to replace a bigger on though, knowing full well that the extra space
would be used to hold additional machines.

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