[rescue] On 'home datacentres'...
Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Wed Mar 26 19:25:02 CDT 2008
On Thu, 27 Mar 2008, kevin at pipeline.com wrote:
> My favorite is always the "antique" atomic clock and PDP rack in the
> living room.
The clock stops being so attractive once you've moved it a couple of
times, especially as it doesn't fit through doors upright, and really
requires two people on either end to hold it, who can't then fit through
What was more fun, though, was the solid rack of VAX 4000. Nearly as
heavy as the Atomichron, it slipped off the edge of the liftgate,
crashed into the concrete floor of the garage, and chipped off an
impressively-sized piece of floor. The DEC rack, of course, was
I'd just like to see the J90 running.
 I disremember whether we didn't de-rack the individual components
out of stubbornness or because the pieces wouldn't budge.
Jonathan Patschke | "There is no such thing as a short of reserves...
Elgin, TX | one bank can have a problem...the Fed can print
USA | money, there is no shortage."
. | --Jim Glassman, US Economist, JPMorgan Chase
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