[rescue] On 'home datacentres'...
nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Wed Mar 26 21:31:59 CDT 2008
On Mar 26, 2008, at 7:25 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> 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
> doors side-by-side.
AND it's not able to be disassembled. It's evil I tell you...
> 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
LOL! I'd forgotten about that incident. :-)
> 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.
I think it was just pure stubbornness. We took apart almost anything
else in that move.
See with eyes unclouded, think with mind uncluttered, act with heart
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