[rescue] A Question about Snap Servers

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Sat Jul 31 14:07:51 CDT 2004

Bill Bradford says ...

> On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 09:13:27AM -0700, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > Well, yeah, but you're comparing current technology with 12-year-old
> > technology.  There aren't too many computing arenas in which
> > the 12-year-old
> > technology is going to win out; MIPS/Watt certainly isn't going
> > to be one.
> > MIPS/retail$ is another.
> > I like the lunchboxes for what they are ... amazing examples of the best
> > engineering of their day.
> Exactly.  Great for their time, great for certain uses - but I
> may eventually
> want to put some things on this box (like DVD ripping and encoding) that
> a lunchbox sparc would not be a reasonable platform for.

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