Keep your ear to the ground for more failed ".com" companies
and other unfortunate casualties of the current climate.
- you'd be surprised to find some fairly decent equipment that
people are dumping in skips...
Be careful of dodgy power supplies on older boxes.
Usually more of a problem with cheapy unbranded stuff.
I generally avoid any old stuff unless it contains
fairly decent quality components... Some hardware is great
and would probably last a lifetime, some other stuff is
probably best left in a skip....
I watched a pc go on fire about a year ago and its made be
a tad more cautious of older stuff.
Department of Computing,
Institute of Technology,
Tallaght, Dublin 24
Phone: + 353 (01) 4042840
From: Ivan Kelly [mailto:ivan at ivankelly.net]
Sent: 21 February 2002 15:23
To: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: [ILUG] Old computers
does anyone know of a good place to get old computers. something like a
P133 with 32 ram. just for firewalls and mailservers etc.
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