[rescue] Needed: Older laptops
mh1272 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 15:46:49 CDT 2007
i use laptops for servers at home--they have built-in UPS!
my UNIX c instructor ran the whole class on an old laptop he found
laptops keep me from adding/changing/upgrading hardware and saves a lot of
money. PLUS, i can put them in the closet and wifey does not have to look
On 7/3/07, Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net> 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.
> Phil Stracchino CDK#2
> Renaissance Man, Unix ronin, Perl hacker, Free Stater
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