[Noisebridge-discuss] /missing/...

Ben Kochie superq at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 00:00:52 PST 2012


The rack is mostly noncritical, but the rack list would prefer if it wasn't
hacked on.

I would be down with organized classes.
On Feb 29, 2012 11:32 PM, "Ronald Cotoni" <setient at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hmm.  I like the idea of a place to learn how to properly rack servers and
> even moreso of proper cabling.  Now, I am wondering if we could use the
> rack in the electric closet as an example or something like that.  I mean
> it would be just like working with live stuff.  Would breaking something in
> the electrical closet break internet for everyone?
>
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:25 PM, jim <jim at systemateka.com> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 22:16 -0800, Brian Morris wrote:
>> > I'd sort of reconciled myself to laptops, somebody gave an ancient one
>> > (900mhz) but I need a 15volt 4 amp powerbrick. I already went through
>> > the bins on Tuesday afternoon. It could use a stick of pc100 256mB or
>> > two as well. The main problem is parts are expensiver and hard to find
>> > and graphics cannot be updated.
>> JS: seems to me easy enough to make a power supply that's 15V at 4A
>> with what's lying around. Not pretty, only clumsily portable, but
>> do-able. Finding the RAM is a matter of luck, I'm guessing.
>> >
>> > If there is space in an electrical closet for storage, perhaps we
>> > could establish some basic policy and post it where people can see it.
>> > Labels including a recent date and contact info - or else
>> JS: I'm confused. why an electrical closet? to store what?
>>    The bins and shelves around the electronic equipment
>> have various hackable gizmos. I think the policy is to grab
>> something and tear it apart, use what you like, then put
>> what you've built in some safe place (like your house or,
>> if you're brave, "your member shelf"). I'm guessing you
>> have something different in mind.
>>
>> >
>> > On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 9:44 PM, jim <jim at systemateka.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >            What I would like a lot is that we all stop being
>> >         hasty. It's easy to get off on doing stuff and making
>> >         things better and fighting evil-doers and making things
>> >         more in our images and so on.
>> >            Take it easier, don't take things too seriously,
>> >         relax, accept, focus on a personal creation, even if
>> >         the FBI or Salvadore Dali Lama or some pornographers
>> >         show up....
>> >            I like that the place gets clean and cleaned of a
>> >         bunch of crap that piles up, but in the fervor to
>> >         accomplish goodness a bunch of people have been hurt
>> >         and there's been toxic division. How about making a
>> >         point to take more time, not one week but one month.
>> >         Sure it takes more time to get less done, but it's
>> >         worth protecting the things that matter most--each
>> >         others' reasons to be here, no matter how wacky.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >         On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 20:33 -0800, Ben Kochie wrote:
>> >         > I talked to jim and it is likely the 1U computer was put in
>> >         ewaste.
>> >         > This is my fault for not reviewing things more closely. My
>> >         criteria
>> >         > for ewaste is fairly harsh.  I have already offered to
>> >         replace the
>> >         > machine.
>> >         >
>> >         > On Feb 28, 2012 5:57 PM, "maestro" <maestro415 at gmail.com>
>> >         wrote:
>> >         >         # in the bullshit taking shit out of turing the tote
>> >         has been
>> >         >         found and seems to have things in tact, however...
>> >         >         # the pc tower that was with it has NOT been found
>> >         and was
>> >         >         clearly tagged turing and had cardboard taped over
>> >         that...
>> >         >         # where is this computer?...
>> >         >         # jim has a single unit computer that belongs to his
>> >         friend
>> >         >         that was in the "rack" room adjacent to the library
>> >         where the
>> >         >         house rack(s) are...
>> >         >         # where is this computer?
>> >         >
>> >         >         end comments
>> >         >
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