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Re: Computer and Tech Show



On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 08:41:37AM -0500, Mike Renfro wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2001 at 10:54:54AM -0400, Russell Hires wrote:
> 
> > Personally, I think just getting Linux going on such a machine is
> > quite a feat, but I'm sure that there's more impressive things I
> > could do/show to people.
> 
> For the last couple of years at the Atlanta Linux Showcase, we had my
> SE/30 scrolling through a list of available packages. Not exactly
> impressive, but it had the same basic attraction as a nearby train
> wreck.
> 
> Common quote to spectators: "No, we didn't code in any pauses. The
> framebuffer's actually that slow."
> 
> If we had more than one, we'd have possibly considered setting up the
> world's slowest Beowulf.
> 

WooHoo! We could even network them with ppp over a daisy chain of
AppleTalk cables.

Need a loaner? I've got two...

-- Mark



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