Re: [Debconf-video] FOSDEM video coverage
On Fri, Jan 06, 2012 at 03:04:33PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 05, 2012 at 03:23:14PM +0100, Holger Levsen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Mittwoch, 4. Januar 2012, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > > So, where do we get encoding servers?
> > >
> > > As to hardware: I will have a few spare laptops, we can use some of those
> > > as encoding "servers". They should be fairly modern, and thus capable
> > > enough to do this. "a few" means: I have rented one more than I need,
> > > strictly
> > > speaking; the rental people said they'll add one extra "just in case";
> > > and I also have my two-year-old personal HP laptop which I'm not
> > > personally using but which otherwise is still in good enough condition.
> > > If needs be, I can bring my DVD player (a 2.8Ghz Core2Duo or
> > > thereabouts in a desktop case) as well. Four machines for transcoding
> > > five DV streams should be plenty, and we can probably put all of them at
> > > the NOC.
> > so how many do you have in total?
> > There are 6 in Paris and if needed, I could probably also bring an extra one.
> Including the ones from Paris, excluding the ones I'm renting for other
> people in the organization, there will be 6 (IRILL) + 8 (rental) + 1
> (rental, probably, not confirmed) + 2 (mine) - 3 (two infodesk laptops,
> one for lightning talks), for a grand total of 14.
> We need two per room (a DVswitch/camera capture laptop, a twinpact
> grabber laptop), so that leaves 10 spare.
s/10 spare/4 spare/, obviously :-)
> Unless you think I'm miscalculating something.
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