[CentOS] cmirror - CentOS

MHR mhullrich at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 16:55:26 UTC 2008


On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 12:15 AM, Rajagopal Swaminathan
<raju.rajsand at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
>
:
> OT- On Fossils:
> While I cannot claim "Fossil state" anywhere near some of the people who
> were doing cards -- I knew about them though -- when I was born, I have had
> my spell flicking switches to select boot device on a Texas Instrument DS
> 990 switching between the "Washing machine" disk and the 9" tape drive. (Now
> this is in India when a lot of restrictions -- both by Indian and other
> governments -- were there in Technology imports) The interesting part of it
> was the entirely memory mapped design and barely a few registers...
> and then in Prime 750 which had 5 huge boards which constituted a CPU. and a
> "hefty" amount of RAM -- 8MB. The thigs is they worked 24x7 and we were
> required to give a month's notice before shutting them down / rebooting
> unless there was a breakdown which was very rare. Just like Linux
> ^H^H^H^H^H^H Centos Servers
>

Lightweight!

mhr


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