[rescue] Needed: Older laptops

linc linc at thelinuxlink.net
Tue Jul 3 15:13:02 CDT 2007

Phil Stracchino wrote:
> linc wrote:
>> Bill Bradford wrote:
>>> I need a pair of older laptops, somewhere in the 600Mhz-1Ghz range, to 
>>> set a couple of "disadvantaged" (but highly deserving) people up with
>>> computers for record keeping and general computer use.  If anybody has
>>> something available, let me know.. 
>> And I could use one or more of the same for a server or two, so broken 
>> LCD's are fine for me.
> It may be just me, but IMHO laptops make poor servers.  Above and beyond
> any scalability/expandability considerations, they're generally not
> designed with continuous 24/7 operation in mind.

These are just home servers.  I have been using an old one for months 
now without a hiccup.  The only issue I had was heat and as soon as I 
put it on a laptop cooler it's been perfect (and it fits the space 
requirements too!)

-Linc Fessenden

In the Beginning there was nothing, which exploded - Yeah right...

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