Unemployment on the Rescue List? (was RE: [rescue] FS: SGI
Patrick Giagnocavo +1.717.201.3366
patrick at zill.net
Sun Sep 28 22:05:02 CDT 2003
On Sun, Sep 28, 2003 at 10:44:01PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Sunday, September 28, 2003, at 10:39 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> >> Said RealServer is running under Solaris8 on an Ultra30.
> > Oh. I thought there was some x86 bumfuggery going on that made the
> > deal
> > even saltier.
> No, that was the twenty computer illiterate people asking ME how to
> set up RealProducer (mostly on stupid PeeCees that ran in short spurts
> between crashes) to squirt video at said RealServer. *My* job was to
> bring up RealServer...then someone leaked my email address and phone
Wassa matter, you can't hack it?
Just kidding. I would have given them a blank look and said, "gee, I
dunno, all my friends with Macs and RealProducer don't have these
issues" followed by "who suggested you guys buy PCs for this task?"
Right now $nice_client is going with all Dells and XP. Thankfully the
server is based on Linux and I have installed WinVNC on all the XP
boxes so that I can connect remotely without having to walk all over
their 30,000 sf building.
XP sort of works, if you throw a 2GHz box at it and reboot it whenever
it screws up its DHCP lease. Of course in rebooting it shows its
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