[rescue] Computerfests (was: first real server hardware)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Apr 19 16:16:21 CDT 2004

On Apr 19, 2004, at 4:51 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>>>>> My goal is to eventually put it back into use as a FW1-NG HA 
>>>>> cluster
>>>>> when
>>>>> I can afford the extra $75/month to run it.
>>>>   $75/mo??  Dude, how much does power cost there?
>>> Too much.  Plus its a major power hog of a system.
>>   Seriously, how much?  Here, at $.08/KWh, $75/mo would be over a
>> kilowatt.  There's no way a box that small could pull that much power,
>> unless maybe it's liquid-cooled. ;)  And if power *is* that expensive
>> there, its...
> In summer of 2000 and 2001, in Tracy CA, we were paying up to
> $0.297/kWh.

   It is definitely TIME TO MOVE.

   Or, at least it _was_, during the summer of 2000 and 2001.


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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