[rescue] Any Minneapolis area listers ?

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 09:56:01 CST 2007

Peter Corlett wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 08:55:38AM -0600, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> [...]
>> On this list, anything with greater than 256 colors classifies as "decent"
>> ;^) Server MBs even have up to 8 MB of on-board RAM for the video card
>> these days...
> Some do, and that is ideal, but many are in fact just shared video, such as
> the i810. Those will sap memory bandwidth from the CPU. I specifically avoid
> those boards unless I'm building a cheap clunker where I'm putting a glacial
> CPU in anyway.
> In any case, the graphics card on most of my machines usually does 80x25 in
> 16 colours and displays a login prompt that nobody can see anyway :)

I tend to turn getty off on unconnected consoles.

Peace...  Sridhar

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