[tech] 4x Sunfire v20z's from FAHSS

James French frenchie at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Wed Feb 17 14:48:19 WST 2010

Status Update:

Lugged the one I was playing with back to Arts and netinstalled win2k8
r2 STD but ran out of time before I got it  configured. Will finish up
tonight/tomorrow and then bring it back.


On Tuesday, February 16, 2010, James French <frenchie at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> After a few hours of fiddling this afternoon, the closest I actually
> got was half an install before it crapped out on a corrupted file. I'm
> thinking I'll just lug it across campus to the office and do a
> net-install there. Think the problems in installing are probably be
> argument enough against running AD at this stage.
> F.
> On 16 February 2010 11:29, James French <frenchie at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
>> Well, to be quite honst, I'd also prefer it if we stuck with Samba as
>> it fits better with the tinkering nature of the club. AD is something
>> that's easy to fuck up when you have too many chefs in the kitchen.
>> See my first email
>>> I have both of these prepared, I might take a long lunch and setup
>>> Windows on one of the two hosts not intended for VMWare (keeping the
>>> one remaining host as spare parts). I'd strongly reccomend that we
>>> don't rush into AD and that we actually spend a bit of time thinking
>>> about how we're going to do it properly.
>> The subtle undertone was there about my reservations about AD :). That
>> said, a windows server probably _is_ something the club wants, so I'm
>> planning on building that all the same.
>> F.
>> On 16 February 2010 11:20, Adrian Chadd <adrian at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 16, 2010, James French wrote:
>>>> That would be me ;)
>>> I'm reading this as "frenchie is the new trs80." in terms of AD. :)

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