[Noisebridge-discuss] /missing/...

Ronald Cotoni setient at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 01:36:52 PST 2012


That is what I was suggesting.  Getting a bit more formal with it. Perhaps
even arranging tours of some datacenters in the bay area eventually.

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 12:00 AM, Ben Kochie <superq at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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