[rescue] More free hardware in Pittsburgh

Cory Smelosky b4 at gewt.net
Tue Sep 3 03:30:51 CDT 2013

On Tue, 3 Sep 2013, microcode wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 10:15:29AM +0200, Jonathan Groll wrote:
>> On Tue, 3 Sep 2013 06:54:32 +0000, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
>>> Dave asked me not to mention anything but it is now public knowledge. It
>>> turns out he was the high bidder back in April on LANL's Road Runner:
>>> https://www.lanl.gov/newsroom/news-releases/2013/March/03.29-end-of-roadrunner.php
>> Does he sell compute time to third parties?
> He wanted to of course, to defray some of the costs of the plutonium and A/C
> etc. but the capacity planners' report stated pretty clearly he has no spare
> cycles based on current workload projections. So, unfortunately, no.
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Is it a problem I genuinely can't tell if this is a joke or not? ;)

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