[rescue] Needed: Older laptops
tbaldridge at gmail.com
Tue Jul 3 15:55:56 CDT 2007
"PLUS, i can put them in the closet and wifey does not have to look
And those of us who live alone are blessed with an addiction for
servers that can double as blast furnaces (Origin, I'm looking at
Okay...back on topic....
On 7/3/07, Hicheal Morton <mh1272 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> at them.
> 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
> > phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net alaric at caerllewys.net
> > Landline: 603-429-0220 Mobile: 603-320-5438
> > It's not the years, it's the mileage.
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