[TriLUG] rfc on motherboard for anti-establishment pc
jim at neuse.net
Mon Feb 6 06:25:23 EST 2006
me thinks james brigman has saved the day with a donated motherboard
following his upgrade.
as for the 911, well, i am partial to the 930:
> plenty of low cost (and even some free) hardware in here, if you need
> to replace a damaged machine.
> or you could just go for the 911 carrera and not worry about linux
> good luck!
>> recently, i dropped my anti-establishment pc (non-intel and
>> non-microsoft system) en route to the open source lab at exploris. it
>> hit the sidewalk rather hard and fried the motherboard or processor. i
>> really need to buy a new pc since it is a few years old yet spent way
>> too much money prior to dec 31 to reduce tax liability and am low on
>> $$$. repair is inevitable.
>> so, my request for comment is as follows:
>> does anyone have a recommendation on a replacement motherboard/
>> that takes the old 512 MB SDRAM and IDE hard drive? currently, the
>> motherboard is MSI and processor is AMD Athlon. am i better off
>> chunking the old one and chocking it up to experience?
>> better yet, if someone has a beater machine they want to donate to
>> exploris and take a tax write off, i can donate my parts to beef it up.
>> then, we can leave our ubuntu machine in the server room online at 45
>> Mbps for the open source lab to use.
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