[tech] Burner vs. Diablo 2 (Re: [ucc] AGM Minutes)
mustang at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sun Mar 24 20:29:04 WST 2002
On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 08:07:29PM +0800, Grahame Bowland wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 24, 2002 at 11:59:53AM +0800, Nick Bannon wrote:
> > I don't think they're on a 100Mbps switch - getting 729K/sec from
> > azure, 664K/sec from scarlet. I seem to recall we were having some
> > problems making them talk at 100Mbps properly...
> Nobody ever installed the proper driver for the 100Mb
> cards in them. We've been using the onboard 10Mb interfaces.
> Mustang blurted a URL at me once which I promptly forgot, hence
> no 100Mb. Anyone know what it was?
Try this: http://www.sonicwall.com/download/Other_products.html
> > devfs so we can do things all nice and securely from userspace is a
> > nice touch. Pretty much every on disk format you can think of, except
> > perhaps AdvFS. Burning under MacOS Classic and Windows is pretty
> > limiting by comparison, though at least you can do dd tricks on pretty
> > much any *nix.
> Don't quite understand, surely you mostly only want the iso9660 and
> your native filesystem? About the only thing I'd want to read in
> from local media is old Amiga floppy disks, and Linux on x86 can't
> read those!
Me neither. I only burn ISO9660 CDs Nick ....
> > > > You're most untrusting - home directory backups and free software not
> > > > good enough for you, eh? ::-)
> > >
> > > I was waiting for that... when was the last time someone backed up their
> > > home directory? Seriously?
> > [...]
> > Shame on you - to suggest that the UCC burner might be used to transfer
> > ill-gotten filez. The very thought. <tut> <tut>
> > As for home directories - I've only used the CD-R for that a couple of
> > times; I blame the lack of CD-RW support and automated helpful scripts.
> > What I do now is rsync to my laptop via wavelan, about once a week or so.
What's CD-RW got to do with it? a CD-R blank is like $0.75 ...
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- William "Fat Tony" Williams.
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