Someone called Peter Dempsey said on Fri, Jun 30, 2000 at 09:30:44AM +0100:
>> Conor Daly said
>> > Any ideas on (cheap) UPS for home use?
> > I want to UPS my server and firewall to keep my uptime
> > (currently 27 days.
>> See if you can track down an old 486 laptop. The battery should keep the
> thing alive for a couple of hours.
>> I picked up a Toshiba T1910 for 1 pint recently. (I know, I was ripped
> off). With only 4Mb it takes about 10 minutes to start X but for a
> server/firewall something like that should do the trick. I maintained an
> uptime of 48 hours on it which included carting it into work and home
> again. Then I realised I needed to get out more.
An...interesting way of going about it alright :)
I've been keeping my eye out for a low-end crap laptop lately, for little
money/services. Anyone got one floating about?
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