[Noisebridge-discuss] /missing/...

Martin Bogomolni martinbogo at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 07:25:05 PST 2012


Now that's something I can get behind.

One of my skills, learned when I was just a young NOCmonkey, is
professional cable lacing.  When done right, it's art.

-M

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 1:36 AM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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