[rescue] Sun's new policy sucks...

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Mon Apr 11 23:33:59 CDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Giagnocavo" <patrick at mail.zill.net>
To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 11:30 PM
Subject: Re: [rescue] Sun's new policy sucks...

> On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 10:31:25PM -0400, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:


>> Why can't a company like Sun make an installer that can compete with
>> the ones people do for free?


> My suggestion: they should give every employee a dual-proc Ultra 2,
> and force them to set it up for their parents' use at home.

Heh. grandma's little data center ;^)

"She may not be the fastest thing out there, but she'll scale like a M F'er"

It's an interesting exercise to think about how to set up a machine like an 
Ultra 2 to survive such a "hostile environment" (in the technical sense - 
spotty power, intermittent network connectivity, untrained users, etc.)...


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